CASE, REED (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
21929
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Bros.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
13.9'
Tonnage (gross):
330
Tonnage (net):
313
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/4 mile from Portage Shop Canal entrance.
Lake Superior.
Date:
 Oct 1888
Final Depth:
15'
How:
Grounded on reef during storm.
Final Cargo:
No cargo.
Notes:
After grounding, tug A.C. ADAMS released her, but foundered while in tow. Captain drowned.
History

Or US111929.

1869, Apr Launched.

1869, Jun 7 Returned Toledo, OH. from maiden trip.

1871 Owned Toledo.

1876 Owned Magill et al, Chicago, IL; new deck.

1887, Oct 21 Collided with Schooner JOHN B. MERRILL at Beaver Harbor.

1888, Oct Wrecked.

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
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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