Wrecks and Heavy Losses.
The schooner NIAGARA ashore at Parry Sound is a total loss. The boat had no rating and was not insured
The pleasure steamer WILLIAM ALDERSON burned to the water's edge at Port Dover, Ont., Tuesday.
August 6, 1891
Schooner NIAGARA, Owned by Baird. Home port, Picton. Capacity gross tons, 583. Valuation $3,700.
Total Losses During 1891.
December 17, 1891
Schooner NIAGARA, lost in Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay, according to a Court Case at Owen Sound, reported in the Toronto Globe of April 21, 1892.
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Fron the Picton Shipping Register :--
Register Number - 43
Name - NIAGARA
Type - Schooner
Tons - 220
When built 1873
Where built Picton
Masters name - S. Collier
Builders name & date of Certificate - John Tait, Oct. 25, 1873
Length - - 120 feet
Breadth - - 20 feet & 4 inches
Depth of hold - 10 feet & 6 inches
How built - Carvel
How rigged - Schooner
Figure-head - None
Decks - One
Subscribing owners - Chas. Wilson, Solomen & J. Collier, all owners, sold to Byron Wilson, Fred Robertson & Ross Robertson all of Goderich and Kincardine by auction dated Nov. 9, 1876
Notations - Carried to New Book.
Registers Note _ I Have from enquiries made, reliable information that this vessel is, Lost, Destroyed or broken up. Register closed Dec. 31, 1897
Schooner NIAGARA. Of 220 tons. Built Picton, Ont. in 1873. Home port, Picton, Ont. 120.0 x 26.3 x 10.5
Owned by R. Baird, of Kincardine, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
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Schooner NIAGARA, of 220 tons, from Meldrum Bay [to Goderich] arrived May 9, 1882, cargo 249,516 feet lumber.
Schooner NIAGARA , of 220 tons, loaded at Goderich, 653 bbls. Salt, Sept. 7, 1882
Schooner NIAGARA, of 220 tons. Loaded at Goderich, 1,144 bbls salt and 599 bbls salt, Nov. 11, 1882
Shipping Record of the Port of Goderich, 1882
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