HARRISON, JAMES C. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
75285
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
C.M. Reed, Jr. & L.J. Reed, Erie, PA.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
166'
Beam:
30.5'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (gross):
518.2
Tonnage (net):
492.29
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fish Point, South of Oscoda, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Oct 1885
Final Depth:
13'
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette, MI for Detroit, MI; grounded on Fish Point in gale while trying to make Tawas Bay for shelter. Sank & later broke up.
History

1871, Mar Aground Grassy Island, Detroit River; released.

1871, Apr Collision with schooner NEVADA, Straits of Mackinac.

1871, Sep Grain laden, leaking at Sandusky Bay.

1871, Sep 15 Aground Point Abino with grain; repaired Mills & Walsh drydock.

1873, May Collision with barge MERCURY near Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1874, Jan Damaged by freshet, Buffalo.

1874, Aug Leaking, Lake Michigan.

1878 Rebuilt, new deck.

1878, May Aground Starve Island, Lake Erie with corn; released by tug MYSTIC.

1879 Owned A.Bradley, Cleveland, OH.

1881, Sep 11 Towed to Milwaukee, leaking badly, corn laden.

1885, Oct 20 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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HARRISON, JAMES C. (1870, Schooner)