TUSCOLA (1851, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1851
Official Number:
24225
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
128'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
221.22
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Highland Park or Glencoe, Illinois, Lake Michigan
Date:
21 Jun 1878
How:
Sank
Final Cargo:
Cobblestones
Notes:
Bound Traverse City, Michigan for Chicago, Illinois, sprang a leak in gale; crew rescued by schooner NASSAU & CHICAGO
History

1852 Ran Buffalo, New York to Saginaw, Michigan

1853, August 26 Collision with steamer NORTHERN INDIANA

1854, September Lost sails, damaged rigging on Lake Huron gale;

repaired, St.Clair

1856, April 15 Enrolled Chicago

1858, July 3 Owned Thomas Hefferman; ran Grand River to Eastmanville

1858, July 25 Owned Galen Eastman, Eastmanville, Ottawa County,

Michigan

1861, April Struck pier, Grand Haven, Lake Michigan

1864 Rebuilt, Benton Harbor

1866, September Bound Chicago to Grand Haven, Michigan; ashore,

Grand Haven

1867, September Lost mooring in storm at Manistee, Michigan

1868 178.68 gross tons

1869, May Struck pier at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1869, October Collision with vessel at Pentwater, Michigan,

Lake Michigan

1871 Rebuilt; owned T. Richards, Chicago

1874, June Collision with schooner LAVINDA near Calumet, Lake Superior

1878, June 21 Foundered, Lake Michigan; owned Plumstead, Chicago,

Illinois

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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TUSCOLA (1851, Schooner)