SWEEPSTAKES (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
22358
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Augustus Handy, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
141.2'
Beam:
29.7'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (old style):
437(or457) 43/95
History

1856, May 10 Launched.

1857, Nov Grounded Straits of Mackinac; jettisoned cargo.

1858, May Collision damage St. Clair River.

1859, Nov 13 Ashore with wheat near Buffalo, NY., Lake Erie.

1860, Oct 31 Grounded Clay Banks Reef, Lake Erie.

1862 Large repairs.

1865 Readmeasured; 309.84 gross tons.

1866 Owned Winslow, Buffalo.

1866, Oct Lost foremast, rigging damaged Straits of Mackinac gale; owned Gerrit & Co., Chicago, IL.

1867 Repaired.

1868, Oct Collided with schooner NORA Lake Michigan.

1871, Jul Collided with propeller CITY OF CONCORD Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1871, Aug 23 Being repaired.

1872, Apr 22 Owned C. Haywood, Lexington, MI.

1872, Sep 30 Ashore Lake Erie.

1872, Nov Waterlogged with lumber Detroit, MI.

1873 Rebuilt.

1874-c1883 Towed by B.W. JENNESS.

1875, Sep 30 Collided with propeller ANNIE L. CRAIG, Cleveland, OH., Lake Erie.

1875, Nov 28 Broke from tow JENNESS & wrecked off Point Aux Barques, MI., Lake Huron.

1876 Owned T.S. Christie, Detroit, MI.

1882 294 net tons.

1887, Sep Lost part of deckload & waterlogged, Lake Huron.

1887+ Towed by MINERAL ROCK.

1890, Oct Waterlogged Lake Huron; repaired Bay City, MI.

1892, Apr 5 Owned J.J. Fish, Thomas Pink, & George E. Abrams; purchased from Chandler Brothers; 2-mast schooner.

1892, Apr 27 Ashore Thompson's Harbor, MI., Lake Huron.

1893 Towed by SALINA.

1893, Oct 14 Ashore below Cheboygan, MI., Lake Huron.

1896, Sep Waterlogged & run ashore with lumber, Kelly's Island, 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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SWEEPSTAKES (1856, Schooner)