HOUGHTON, GEORGE G. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
85374
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner:
Wolf & Davidson, et.al.
Ownership Notes:
Louis Bleyer.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.5'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
332
Tonnage (net):
315
Capacity:
25,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
NNW of Bar Point Light off Marblehead, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Sep 1907
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Opened seams & sank in a storm; removed following year.
History

1873, Oct 15 Launched Milwaukee, WI.

1876 Owned D. Brigham et.al., Milwaukee.

1890, Mar New mizzenmast & mizzen top mast.

1891, Mar Owned W.H. Marsh, Oswego, NY.

1898, Oct 3 Collision with Michigan Street Bridge at Buffalo, NY, losing her topmast.

1903 Aground Kelly's Island; released, repaired Toledo, OH.

1905, Aug 31 Waterlogged, Lake Huron; repaired.

1907 Towed by PORTAGE.

1907, Sep 10 Sank, Lake Erie.

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

HOUGHTON, GEORGE G. (1873, Schooner)
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HOUGHTON, GEORGE G. (1873, Schooner)