UNCLE TOM (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
25040
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
D.N. Barney, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
296
Final Disposition
Date:
  1874
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
1874 or 1875
History

1855, May 31 Ashore near Grand River, Ontario; released by throwing

off part of cargo

1855, September 10 Enrolled Oswego, New York; owned W.P. Foyer

1860 Owned Latham, Tuzer & Company, Oswego

1861 Owned William S. Malcom, Oswego

1864 Owned M. Goulding, Oswego

1866 Enrolled Toledo; owned L.M. Skidmore, 296 tons

Autumn, dismasted at Pigeon Bay, Lake Erie; used as barg

1867 Re-rigged with newly invented wire rigging, new sails

1869 Hauling grain, Toledo to Buffalo

1871 Owned Skidmore & Abarr, Toledo

1872 Enrolled Buffalo; owned E.B. Gibson

1874, September 2 Owned Cardinell, et.al., Buffalo

1875, March 31 Enrollment surrendered Buffalo, "vessel wrecked"

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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UNCLE TOM (1855, Schooner)