WORTHINGTON, GEORGE (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
10223
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Euclid, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Treat
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
304 54/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Colchester Shoal.
Lake Erie.
Date:
22 Jul 1887
How:
Wrecked & sank.
Notes:
Nighttime collision with schooner GEORGE W. DAVIS.
History

1853 Aground near Chicago, IL.

1860 Owned N.M. Standart & Co., Cleveland, OH; 350 tons.

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Owned S.W. Johnson et al, Cleveland.

1865 Owned Greening. Cleveland; 231 gross tons; large repairs.

1866 Owned Greening & O'Neil, Cleveland.

1868 231.13 gross tons.

1872 Possibly rebuilt at Vermillion, OH by P. Minch for his oun account; 170.3 x 31.5 x 13.6', 231 tons; sloop.

1874 Repaired.

1875, Nov Sunk near St. Helena Island, Straits of Mackinaw.

1879 Owned Grummond, Detroit.

1882 Towed by MARY MILLS in Alpena, MI cedar post trade.

1884 Towed by HENRY HOWARD.

1887, Jul 22 Sunk Lake Erie; owned W.E. Rice, Detroit.

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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WORTHINGTON, GEORGE (1852, Schooner)