BRADLEY, ALVA (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
1910
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley & John Martin, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
189.5'
Beam:
32.2'
Depth:
12.9'
Tonnage (gross):
649
Tonnage (net):
616
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles sw of North Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
13 Oct 1894
Final Depth:
5-8 fathoms
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Steel billets
Notes:
Crew of 7 men, 1 woman saved.
History

1870, Jul 29 Owned Alva Bradley & Capt. George Stone.

1885 Collision with schooner MAGNETIC, St. Clair cut; damaged forward above waterline.

1887, Oct 23 Went ashore near Marquette, MI; released Nov 3 by J.H. Gillett.

1888, Apr 28 Rebuilt; 192'2" x 32' x 20'2"; 934 gross tons; owned Bradley Transportation Co., et al, Cleveland, OH.

1894, Oct 13 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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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