PATHFINDER (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
20290
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner and Location:
Campbell & Owen, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
188'
Beam:
31.7'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
634.88
Tonnage (net):
603
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Nov 1886
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Stranded & wrecked; outfit removed to Milwaukee, WI by steambarge JOHN H. PAULY.
History

1869 Damaged by collision Chicago, IL.

1871, Nov 16 Ran foul of warehouse Sarnia, ONT.

1872 Strengthened.

1874, Jun Outfit damaged Lake Michigan.

1874, Sep Aground with ore Colchester reef, Lake Erie.

1876 Owned Kelley et al, Milan, OH.

1877 Large repairs; new deck.

1881, Apr Owned H.J. & J.H. Pauly, Milwaukee.

1882 Collision with steambarge FRED MCBRIER Detroit.

1883, Nov 11 Lost sails Thunder Bay, Lake Huron; repaired.

1886, Nov 17 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

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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PATHFINDER (1869, Schooner)