CAPE HORN (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
4345
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Centerboard-equipped.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Barker
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121.4'
Beam:
25.4'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (old style):
267
Final Disposition
Date:
  1910
How:
Abandoned.
History

1857-64 Enrolled Sandusky, OH

1857, Jun Collision with brig PRINCESS VICTORIA 40 miles above Oswego, NY near middle of Lake Ontario; head gear damaged, towed to port by HIRAM PERRY, JR.

1860 Owned A.W. Meeker, Huron, OH.

1863 Owned Darling & Bell, Sandusky.

1864 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1865 Enrolled Detroit; readmeasured 214 gross tons.

1865-66 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1866-71 Owned B. Eyster, Chicago.

1871 Large Repairs.

1873, May 10 Sunk by steamer JAVA off Long Point, Lake Erie; no cargo.

1873, Jul 17 Rebuilt Buffalo, NY.

1874 " . . . now doing duty again."

1876 Owned Captian Thompson, Buffalo.

1878 Large repairs.

1879 Owned Captain Brock, Ashtabula, OH.

1899 Owned Thomas Hume, Muskegon, MI; 121.4' x 25.4' x 9.7'; 202 gross/192 net tons, centerboard equipped.

1900 Enrolled Grand Haven District

1901 Owned William E. Barrett, Grand Rapids, MI.

1904 Owned C.A. Phelps, Grand Rapids.

1908 Enrolled Milwaukee District.

1908 Owned Win Schlosser, Milwaukee.

1910 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

CAPE HORN (1857, Schooner)
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CAPE HORN (1857, Schooner)