WALBRIDGE, H.S. (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
11280
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D.F. Edwards
Original Owner and Location:
J. Stevens, Toledo, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
124.6'
Beam:
25.2'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (old style):
319
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles west of Port Colborn, near Long Point, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
16 Jul 1896
How:
Struck reef in storm; grounded
Final Cargo:
light
Notes:
Struck reef & was abandoned; broke up in November & washed ashore near Sugar Loaf
History

1864 Reported on reef, West Sister Island, Lake Erie

1865 Same owners; 216 gross tons

1868 215.55 gross tons

1873 Owned Ryan & Company, port of hail Sandusky, Ohio; listed as

barge, formerly schooner; repaired

1874 Owned STS Line, Sandusky

1878 Rebuilt

1881 Towed by YOSEMITE in Bay City & Sandusky lumber trade

1884 Owned Ryan & Johnson, Sandusky

1894 Owned John R. Neal, St.Clair, Michigan

1895 Owned J. Blair, West Bay City, Michigan

1896, July 16 Struck reef & grounded 2 miles west Port Colborne, near

Long Point, Ontario, Lake Erie; abandoned

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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WALBRIDGE, H.S. (1862, Schooner)