WHITE CLOUD (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
26247
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
F.M. Van Sickler, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
129
Dimensions
Length:
129'
Beam:
25' 8"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
317 68/95
Capacity:
13,000 bushels
History

1855, Aug 3 Owned William G. Catlin et al, Detroit, MI.

1855, Aug 14 Collided with propeller TOLEDO, Lake Huron.

1855, Sep 28 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit.

1855, Nov 20 Collided with schooner VELOCITY, Long Point, Lake Erie.

1857, Oct 6 Owned William H. Goodnow, Detroit.

1858, Feb 6 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit.

1860, May 26 Sailed for Providence, RI.

1861, Mar 4 New deck & repairs, Detroit.

1861, Jul 6 Collided with schooner S.A. DOUGLAS, Pidgeon Bay, Lake Erie; both damaged.

1862, Apr 3 Owned Captain Hugh Coyne.

1862, Nov Collided with bark NEWSBOY, Manitowoc, WI, Lake Michigan.

1868-69 Rebuilt at J.P. Clark's Shipyard, Detroit.

1869, Sep Dismasted, Lake Michigan; towed to Detroit.

1869, Oct Collided with schooner VAMPYRE or VAMPIRE, Saginaw River, Lake Huron; barge.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned W. Kelly, Chicago, IL.

1880 Owned Charles Coats, Saugatuck, MI.

1883, Apr 20 Repaired Martel's shipyard, Saugatuck, MI.

1891, Dec 4 Arrived at New York City, NY.

1898 In commission.

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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WHITE CLOUD (1853, Schooner)