COLLINS, MARY (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
16394
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. G. Shaler
Original Owner and Location:
Ed Harmon & G. Shayler, Ashtabula, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
27.51'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (old style):
360 38/95
History

1857, Sep 22 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; maiden voyage Cleveland - Chicago, IL.

1861, Oct Aground Grosse Point, Lake St. Clair; released.

1863 Rebuilt, Buffalo, NY.

1865 Repaired.

1866 Owned Collins & Dixon, Ashtabula, OH.

1866, Sep Collision with schooner GRACE MURRAY near Malden, ONT.

1868 261.95 gross tons; owned Chicago, IL.

1869, Oct Lost jibboom & headgear in collision with propeller, Lake Huron.

1869, Nov Sprung leak, Maumee River; struck snag.

1871 Owned Blackburn Brothers, Chicago.

1871, May Lost anchor & chain, Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1871, Jul Collision with propeller J.A. SCOTT, Chicago.

1871, Aug Aground Whales Back Reef, Lake Michigan, coal laden; released by tug WOOD; to Chicago.

1873 Repaired.

1874, Jul Damaged outfit, Lake Michigan.

1881, May 3 Owned William BREISKE, also called MARY BRISKIE.

1883, Nov 16 Aground at Collingwood, ONT, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

1885 Enrolled Chicago as MARY COLLINS, 132 x 27.3 x 10', 261.95 gross / 248.86 net tons.

1895 Heavily damaged in storm off Alpena, temporary repairs; towed to Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COLLINS, MARY (1857, Schooner)