REBECCA (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
21141
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Gilmore
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
112'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
255
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saginaw Bay, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
29 Oct 1878
How:
Founderd.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Sprung leak in storm while in tow of tug KATE WILLIAMS; sunk with no loss of life; crew rescued by yawl from barge FOSTORIA.
History

1854 Enrolled Toledo, OH.

1854, Apr Ashore, head of Lake Erie; jettisoned cargo; released.

1860 Owned William Davidson, Buffalo, NY.

1860, Jun 7 Struck rock & sunk in Detour Passage, Lake Huron.

1860, Jul Raised & towed to Detroit for repairs at Campbell & Owens Drydock.

1865 Owned J. Christie & J. Carse, Buffalo; readmeasured 186 gross tons.

1866 Owned Gibson & Sterling, Buffalo.

1871 Owned Gibson, Buffalo.

1872 Stranded at Alabaster, Lake Huron; released.

1872, Oct 14 Owned Andrew Walton, Bay City, MI; converted to barge; readmeasured 111.5 x 23.3 x 10'; 193 gross tons.

1873 Towed by steamer DUNKIRK.

1876 Owned Bartow, Buffalo.

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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REBECCA (1853, Schooner)