HURD, CHARLES H. (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
5390
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Hosmer & Ralph, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
155'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
540
Tonnage (gross):
419.53
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off S. Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Sep 1871
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Corn & posts.
Notes:
11 of 12 deceased; only Capt. W.O. Harrison survived; 28,000 bushels of corn aboard; enroute Chicago - Buffalo.
History

1868, Apr 21 Launched Detroit, MI.

1871 Owned Ralph & Harmon, Detroit.

1871, Sep Foundered.

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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HURD, CHARLES H. (1868, Schooner)