1890                                  Minnedosa                                  1905

Wooden Great Lakes schooner

Built at Kingston ON by James Roney
Launched April 26, 1890

250’ LOA, 245’ LBP, 36’ beam, 15’ depth
1 deck

Enrolled at
245.0 x 36.3 x 15.1, 1315 GT, 1041 NT     Can 94884      to:
Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1890

Reduced to barge about 1903

Foundered Oct 20, 1905 in storm off Harbor Beach MI, Lake Huron.  All 9 aboard lost.  Enroute from Fort William ON to Kingston ON with cargo of wheat, towed by str. Westmount, which was also towing barge Melrose.  Melrose cut her tow line and survived.

See history in Scanner Jan 1973 (#27)



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