BALDWIN, H.P. (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
11199
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
177.6'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
656
Tonnage (gross):
494.92
Tonnage (net):
470
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Chicago.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Aug 1908
How:
Capsized & foundered.
Notes:
Capsized & foundered in gale 1 mile N. of Indiana Shoals; loss of 1 life.
History

1870, Jul 10 Collision with schooner MARQUETTE off Old Machkinaw Point, Lake Huron. MARQUETTE sank, crew saved.

1871 Owned Hudson, et al, Detroit, MI.

1872 New deck.

1873 Noted as "Schooner".

1876 Owned A. English, Chicago, IL.

1879 Owned Halsted.

1881 Sold by H.S. Halsted to L.P. & J.A. Smith for $16,000.

1881, Dec 9 Stranded near Cleveland, OH.

1882 Owned Cleveland.

1883, Sept 25 Ashore Kelly's Island, damages $2,684.96, needs new keel, garboard strakes, 500 lineal feet of bottom plank.

1883 Rebuilt as barge.

1884 Owned Jas. Creamer Jr., Cleveland, OH, Marshall's Sale, Cleveland, OH.

1885, Aug 28 Sold to L.P. & J.A. Smith, $18,000.

1885 Enrolled Cleveland as schooner, 177.6' x 32' x 12', 495.15 gross tons/470.40 net tons.

1887 Top masts restored, now 3 mast schooner.

1888 Owned, L.P. & J.A. Smith, Cleveland, OH.

1890 "Schooner, rebuilt 1883, repairs 1884 & 1887, new keel 1887, steam pumps".

1891 "Repairs 1887 & 1890".

1891, Nov 18 Libeled for salvage, towed by 2 Manistique fish tugs when abandoned by crew on Lake Michigan, November 11.

1892, Nov 3 Ashore near Colchester, ONT.

1897 Owned L.P. & J.A. Smith Tug Line, fleet of 11 tugs, 2 barges.

1904, May Ashore at Kelley's Island, Lake Erie.

1907 Owned Cleveland Dredge, Dock & Construction Company.

1908, Aug 27 Capsized off Chicago, owned Great Lakes Dredge Company of Chicago, IL.

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

BALDWIN, H.P. (1866, Barkentine)
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BALDWIN, H.P. (1866, Barkentine)