FULTON (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
9298
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevens
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137.9'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
360
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Jul 1908
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Also noted July 7.
History

1859 Ashore Mackinack Point, recovered.

1860 Owned Baldwin, Tyler & Co., Oswego, NY.

1863 Owned Johnson, Oswego.

1864 Owned D. Whitney Jr., Detroit, MI.

1871 Owned A. Hand, Toledo, OH.

1872, Apr 15 Owned M. Slyfield, St. Clair, MI.

1872, May Barge FULTON sank at Winona, 320,000 feet lumber; will be raised.

1874 Large repairs.

1879 Repaired.

1894 Listed unrigged barge.

1896 Owned William Dulac, Charles Weston, & Chicago Lumbering Co.

1904 Discarded, but returned to service.

1908, Jul 7 or 17 Foundered off Toledo, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FULTON (1854, Schooner)