WYANDOTTE (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
26246
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Bushnell
Original Owner and Location:
Eber B. Ward, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
139.5'
Beam:
31.5'
Depth:
11.33'
Tonnage (old style):
452 83/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1911
How:
abandoned
Notes:
c1911
History

1856, May 5 First enrolled Detroit, MI

1856, Oct 25 Wrecked, Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie; no detail

1858, Apr Dismasted, Lake Michigan

1863 Owned Peter Ralph, Newport, MI

1863, Oct 21 Waterlogged after collision near Beaver Island, Lake Michigan

1865, Apr 21 Readmeasured, Detroit 137 x 31.58 x 10'; 324.18 gross/307.98 net tons

1868 Owned Detroit parties

1869, Nov 24 Ashore in gale, Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan; released by tug BUTLER, towed to Milwaukee, WI, repaired

1872, Apr 22 Owned C. Haywood, Lexington, MI

1872 Converted to barge, 137 x 31.7 x 10'

1874 Repaired

1876 Owned S. & C. T. Co. (?), Lexington

1879 Owned T. S. Christie, Lexington

1880, Apr 17 Rig changed to schooner, Detroit

1890, Apr 23 Rebuilt Toledo, OH; 141 x 31.66 x 9.5'; 320.8 gross/304.77 net tons

1905, Apr 1 Documents surrendered, Sandusky, OH; "sold to aliens"

c1911 Abandoned; last owned Frederick Wood

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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