PORTAGE (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
19942
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portage River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Brown
Original Owner:
Sylvester Doolittle
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
260
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Eight miles west of Port Rowan, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
27 Jul 1878
Final Depth:
25'
How:
Foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
400 tons coal
History

1862 Enrolled at Sandusky, Ohio; then Oswego, New York

1865 Enrolled Oswego, 224 gross tons

1866 Flat, no bilge pumps

1871 Owned J.Joyce, listed as scow schooner

1872 Repaired

1874 Owned F. Horton, port of hail Erie, Pennsylvania

1878 Bound from Fairhaven, New York to Toledo, Ohio with load of coal

(400 ton), was caught in gale & sank eight miles west of Port

Rowan, Ontario close to shore - part of cargo salvaged

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

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PORTAGE (1862, Schooner)