UNCLE SAM (1863, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L.S. Bedford
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
64'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
58
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Au Pelee Island, Lake Erie
Date:
14 Jun 1881
How:
Ashore & broken up
History

1865 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan; 42 gross tons

1866 Enrolled Detroit, owned Cox, port of hail, Port Huron, Michigan

1867 Enrolled Port Huron

1871, August Damaged in collision with steamer MILTON D. WARD; also

struck by schooner WENONA, which broke tow

1873 Owned Emily J. Caughill (Cox), port of hail, Port Huron

1873, November Run over by steambarge R.J.HACKETT near Bark Shanies

(Port Sanilac); taken to Port Huron for repairs

1874 Repaired

1879 Same owners; not insurable

1881, June 14 Ashore Point au Pelee Island, broken up, Lake Erie

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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UNCLE SAM (1863, Scow Schooner)