DONALDSON (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
6094
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Originally rigged as bark.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Martell
Original Owner and Location:
Donaldson Brothers, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
155.8'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
420
Tonnage (net):
399
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Aug 1913
How:
Foundered & sank.
Notes:
Sank near harbor entrance & abandoned. 1914, Dec 31 Enrollment surrendered, Cleveland, OH.
History

1868 420.28 gross ton bark, US6094.

1871 3 masted schooner; says built Tonawanda, NY.

1875 New deck.

1877 Refastened.

1881, Jun 7 Collision with schooner E.P. DORR at Cleveland, OH.

1882, Nov Ashore at Muskegon, MI with heavy damage.

1886 Towed by CUBA in Buffalo, NY & Duluth, MN trade.

1889, Mar 26 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned George Harper.

1890, Nov Ashore Green Bay; released by tug SEA HAWK.

1891 Major repairs.

1892, Apr 18 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned J.W. Heisner.

1913, Aug 17 Owned J.V. Karr; sunk Cleveland, OH harbor.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
John O. Greenwood
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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