BAHAMA (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
2380
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Goble
Original Owner and Location:
T. S. Mott, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (old style):
434
Final Disposition
Date:
3 May 1904
How:
Abandoned, unfit for service.
Notes:
Documents surrendered Pt. Huron.
History

1863-68 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1865 Readmeasured 333 gross tons.

1866 Owned Clark & Parker, Oswego, NY.

1875, Oct 10 Stranded Powell Point, near Grand Island, Lake Superior; released.

1876 Owned Patrick Boylan et al, Cleveland, OH.

1879 Wrecked Sand Beach, Lake Huron; bound from Cleveland-Racine, WI.

1880, Jul Owned N. Mills, Marysville. Barge 136.2 x 26.1 x 12.8; listed as US2380.

1880-93 Towed as barge in lumber trade.

1893, Sep 17 Wrecked 16 miles North, Kincardine, ONT.

1903, Apr 25 Enrolled Pt. Huron, MI; 316 tons.

1904, May 3 Documents surrendered; hull failure; dynamited few days later.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BAHAMA (1863, Schooner)