ADAMS, GEORGE (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
85393
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Bailey Bros.
Original Owner and Location:
Bailey Bros., Toledo, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
231.4'
Beam:
40.3'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1443
Tonnage (net):
1371
Capacity:
80,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Colchester Reef, ONT
Lake Erie
Date:
10 Dec 1895
Final Depth:
25'
How:
Holed by ice, sunk.
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Her hull was crushed by ice in tow of steamer CALEDONIA.
History

Cost $80,000, largest vessel on the lakes when constructed.

1875-85 Towed by WM. T. Graves.

1875, Aug 28 Aground Chicago River; released.

1875, Oct 7 Struck obstruction & caused leak at Peche Island, Detroit River; got off.

Date Unknown Chartered Ohio Cenral Barge & Coal Co.

1878, Sep 28 Aground Turtle Light, Lake Erie; got off.

1879, Aug 15 Aground St. Mary's River & struck by steamer GRAVEs; got off.

1882 Rebuilt; no detail.

1885, Oct 31 Ashore in snow squall, North Manitou Island, MI, Lake Michigan.

1886 - 1895 Towed by KASOTA & AURORA.

1887 Owned James Corrigan.

1887, Sep Damaged in gale on Lake Superior; repaired.

1891, Oct 10 Collided with & sunk steamer SUSAN E. PECK, St. Mary's River, Lake George.

1895, Dec 11 Sunk by ice off Colchester, ONT, Lkae Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

ADAMS, GEORGE (1875, Schooner)
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










ADAMS, GEORGE (1875, Schooner)