HAMILTON, GEORGE (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac (Point aux Chain), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Murdock Randall
Original Owner and Location:
John B. & Phineas Davis & George Broadhead, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
54 42/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Nov 1873
How:
Lost.
Notes:
May have been built 1847 Oswego by Crockett.
History

1836, Jul 28 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1837, Oct 5 Owned F.H. Stevens, MI.

1840, Oct 29 Owned Edward Bingham et al, Detroit.

1841, Aug 27 Owned Stephen T. Hanson, Watkins & Bissell, Detroit.

1842, Mar 29 Owned Watkins, Bissell & Samuel Hayward, St. Clair, MI.

1844, Oct 10 Owned Hayward, Mathew & Russell, Detroit.

1845, Oct 17 Owned Nelson Smith, Saginaw, MI.

1846, Jul 17 Capsized Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1847, Nov 7 Aground Oshawa, Lake Ontario.

1850, Oct 11 Aground Welland Canal entrance.

1856, Nov Adrift Oswego, Lake Ontario, hull damaged; repaired.

1857, Oct Aground Lake Michigan; released.

1857, Nov Dismasted, Lake Michigan.

1858, Aug Sunk, Oswego, Lake Ontario.

1859, Apr Aground Jordon, Lake Ontario.

1861, Jul Damaged by collision with bark MARY STOCKTON near Point au Pelee.

1862, Nov Damaged in Lake Huron gale; repaired.

1863 Rebuilt; owned Alexander Stewart.

1863, Sep 25 Aground Point Abino with corn from Chicago.

1869, Sep Lost mainmast, Lake Michigan.

1873, Nov 19 Lost, 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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HAMILTON, GEORGE (1836, Schooner)