PRENTICE, JAMES H. (1885, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
76581
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Craig
Original Owner and Location:
James H. Prentice & Louis D. Sanborn, East Saginaw, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
167.6'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
485.42
Tonnage (net):
461.41
Capacity:
850 gross tons or 525,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
19 Sep 1934
How:
Abandoned
History

1885, June 13 Enrolled Port Huron for lumber trade

1885, August 18 Owned Lewis D. Sanborn, East Saginaw

1886, April 24 Owned John Kelly & L.D. Sanborn; rebuilt as propeller,

760.17 gross/472.32 net tons, 20 + 40 x 36", 500hp at

100rpm steeple compound engine by S.F. Hodge & Company,

Detroit (1886); 1 scotch boiler 11 x 12.5' at 100

pounds steam by McGregor, Detroit, Michigan (1886);

towed EUREKA, SHAWNEE, GOSHAWK & A.A. CARPENTER

1886, October 20 Lost tow of EUREKA 10 miles above Whitefish Point,

ore laden

1887, June 2 Ashore False Presque Isle, Lake Huron

1887, October Lost tow of A.A.CARPENTER & GOSHAWK, on Lake Superior

1888, April 23 Rebuilt Ashtabula, Ohio, 535 gross tons

1889 Towed A.A.CARPENTER & KATIE BRAINARD

1890 Towed MIDDLESEX & HALSTED

1892, September 24 Owned Shores Lumber Company, Ashland, Wisconsin

1893 Towed CONSTITUTION

1893, April 19 Owned Soper Lumber Company, Chicago, Illinois; 2 masts

1900, April 5 Damaged by fire, Chicago, Illinois

1905 Ran Chicago to Ashland in lumber trade

1914, May 28 Owned Sydney C. McLouth, Marine City, Michigan IHP480

1916, April Holed in ice - sunk Saint Clair River near Algonac, coal

laden

1926, April 8 Owned American Trust Company, Detroit, Michigan; estate

of S.McLouth

1928, November 23 Owned Ralph W. Jex, Toledo, Ohio

1930 One int FEL boiler 9 x 16 x 13 at 140 pounds steam by Kling

Brothers, Chicago, Illinois (1901)

1934, September 19 Abandoned

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

PRENTICE, JAMES H. (1885, Schooner)
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PRENTICE, JAMES H. (1885, Schooner)