CITY OF TAWAS (1864, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
4391
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vicksburg (Marysville), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Sloop-rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Arnold
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
372
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1877
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
500 tons iron ore.
Notes:
Ashore on a bar & wrecked.
History

1864 - 1868 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1865 Readmeasured 290 gross tons.

1867 Rebuilt Detroit, rerigged as a bark.

1868 Owned Detroit.

1870 Struck Colchester Shoal, Lake Erie & sank.

1874, Dec 5 Ashore & wrecked at North Manitou Island.

1877, Oct 30 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CITY OF TAWAS (1864, Schooner-barge)