OLD CONCORD (1855, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
18923
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.E. & W.E. Dixon
Original Owner and Location:
J.L. Hurd & Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27 x 40" engine. 14' propeller. Engine & boiler built by Detroit Locomotive Works, MI, 1855.
Dimensions
Length:
167' 9"
Beam:
27' 4"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
457 18/95
Capacity:
4,500 barrels or 550 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Lion's Head, ONT, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 Jul 1888
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber?
Notes:
1888, Dec 27 Documents surrendered.
History

1855, Sep 6 Maiden voyage.

1856, Mar 15 Owned Western Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.

1859 Damaged off Pt. Pelee in Lake Erie storm.

1864, Apr 14 Owned Buffalo & Detroit Transportation Co., Buffalo.

1864, Nov 21 Owned John Hutchings, Detroit, MI.

1866, Mar Rebuilt.

1866, May 10 Readmeasured 166 x 27.8 x 11.2'; 552.76 gross tons.

1866, Sep 13 Grounded near Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior.

1869, Sep 23 Owned Eber B. Ward, Detroit.

1870, Apr 9 Owned Henry Baby, Detroit.

1871, Apr 18 Owned A.B.Crawford, John Gordon & William Hanna, Detroit; 313.37 gross tons; ore trade.

1872, Apr 5 Owned William Hanna, Detroit.

1873, Apr 9 Owned Charles Bewick & William Thorn, Detroit.

1876, Apr 20 Owned Charles Bewick, Detroit; rebuilt as schooner-barge; 3 masts; 318.54 gross tons; lumber trade.

1880, Aug 14 Owned Sturtevant & Co., Cleveland, OH.

1883, Apr 27 Owned Sturtevant Lumber Co., Cleveland; major repairs; 302.61 net tons.

1885-86, Winter Rebuilt by Colin McLaughlin, Pt. Huron?

1888, Jul 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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OLD CONCORD (1855, Propeller)