SWALLOW (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
23494
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Campbell and Owen
Original Owner and Location:
H. N. Strong, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
396
Final Disposition
Final Location:
sleeping Bear Point
Lake Michigan
Date:
 Nov 1889
How:
grounded and abandoned
History

1863 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1865 274 gross tons.

1868 274.79 gross tons; owned Chicago, IL; US23494.

1871 Owned W. Goodnow, Chicago.

1871, Sep Struck the grounded ONEONTA in Buffalo channel.

1875 Rebuilt

1876 Owned Houghton Brothers, Milwaukee, WI.

1878 Repaired

1880, Apr Bound Milwaukee, WI-Buffalo, NY, was holed by ice and ashore near McGulpin Point, straits, corn laden; released and extensive repairs, Detroit, MI

1886 On Grummond Line; chartered to take plaster Alabaster, MI-Sheboygan, WI.

1889, Apr Owned Rochester parties.

1889, Nov Ashore Lake Michigan

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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SWALLOW (1863, Schooner)