RUTTER, J. H. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
75504
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Lester
Master Carpenter:
J. W. Rodgers
Original Owner and Location:
Toledo and Saginaw Transportation Company, Toledo, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
212.1'
Beam:
35.9'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
897
Capacity:
1,600 tons, 62.213 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
pier 20, New York, NY
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
  1918
How:
sunk
Notes:
sunk by steamer TEXAN
History

1873, May 22 Launched; designed by Simon Langell, St. Clair, MI.

1873, Jun 2 Enrolled Port Huron.

1873, Oct 29 In tow of JESSE H. FARWELL, sank near Detour.

1874, Feb Rebuilt 2 decks, 4 masts, 1,224 gross/1,180 net tons; towed by BIRCHEAD and V. H. KETCHUM.

1878, Nov 1 Stranded near Ludington, MI, Lake Michigan; bound Chicago-Buffalo with 65,000 bushel grain with consort, KETCHUM; released by LEVIATHAN.

1879 Rebuilt; owned L. Ellsworth, Milwaukee, WI.

1883 Towed by FARWELL.

1883, Oct 28 Ashor Detour light; owned Thomas Adams and Jesse H. Farwell, Detroit, MI.

1883, Nov Released; towed to Port Huron.

1887 In Ashland ore trade; towed by HARRY E. PACKER.

1898, Sep Leaking badly, Marquette, MI; bound for Toledo, OH.

1899 Towed by THOM ADAMS.

1899, Apr 1 Owned Tonawanda Iron and Steel Company.

1918 Sunk Atlantic Ocean.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

RUTTER, J. H. (1873, Schooner)
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RUTTER, J. H. (1873, Schooner)