SWEETHEART (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
22397
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
2
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Location of Original Owner:
Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
175' 4"
Beam:
32' 6"
Depth:
13' 4"
Tonnage (gross):
538.97
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 1/4 mi., 027" from Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, mouth of St. Clair River.
Lake Huron.
Date:
6 Jul 1913
Final Depth:
25'
How:
Burned(?) & sank.
Notes:
Dive site.
History

1868, Jul 24 Ashore south of Chicago, IL., Lake Michigan.

1869, May Collision damage, Chicago.

1870, Nov Dismasted Manitous, Lake Michigan; owned H.N. Strong.

1872, Nov 12 Ashore Duluth Lighthouse, MN., Lake Superior.

1873, May Released & repaired.

1874, Apr Grounded Detroit River.

1874, Sep Grounded Neebish rocks, St. Mary's River.

1875, Nov 29 Ashore Cheboygan, MI., Lake Huron.

1876 Owned H. Coyne, Detroit.

1878, Aug 24 Collided with barge CITY OF GRAND HAVEN near Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1879 Owned Grummond; repaired.

1880, Nov 2 Foundered with ore, mouth of St. Clair River; owned Palmer & Johnson, Cleveland, OH.

1881, Sep Raised & rebuilt.

1882, Mar 21 Owned M. Hopkins, St. Clair, MI.

1882, Oct Sank with iron ore, Grand Island, Lake Superior.

1883, Oct Ashore Peche Island, St. Clair River.

1884, Apr 15 Owned Clara E. Woodruff, St. Clair.

1888-1906 Towed by JOHN C. PRINGLE.

1888, Aug Waterlogged with lumber, Lake Superior.

1892, Feb Owned Brown & Co., Buffalo, NY.

1893, Aug 29 Grounded Strawberry Island, Niagara River.

1901, Nov Grounded Tobermory Point, ONT., Georgian Bay.

1907+ Towed by LYCOMING.

1913, Jul 6 Sank; owned Burns Bros; operated by Lake Sand & Gravel Co., Detroit.

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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SWEETHEART (1867, Schooner)