FITZHUGH, HENRY (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
11502
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Goble & Macfarlane
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Mott, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.5'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12.3'
Final Disposition
Date:
  1921
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1936 Depot Harbor, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
History

1866 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1866, Apr 18 Launched.

1866, Jul Damaged in collision with propeller BUCKEYE at Welland Canal.

1869, Oct Sprang leak, Lake Erie, cargo railroad iron.

1869, Nov Lost sails, Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan; lost jiboom & head gear by collision at Chicago, IL.

1871 Owned Mott & Jenkins.

1871, Aug 29 Aground Mackinaw Island with coal; released.

1871, Nov Outfit damaged, Lake Huron.

1872, May Collision with schooner SANDERSON in ice.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Repaired.

1879, Nov 18 Struck bridge at Toledo, OH; repaired.

1881, Feb Owned J.C. Gilchrist et al.

1883, Oct Aground South Manitou Island with coal; collision with propeller MILWAUKEE, Lake Huron.

1887, May Ashore N. Manitou Island with cargo grain.

1898 Towed by N. MILLS.

1901 Sold Canadian, C111578.

1908 Owned J.M. Jones.

1920 Owned Parry Sound Lumber Co; C111578.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Great Lakes Register
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

FITZHUGH, HENRY (1866, Schooner)
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FITZHUGH, HENRY (1866, Schooner)