DACOTAH (1867, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
6145
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairport, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R. Hayes
Original Owner and Location:
Harmon & Crowl (Crout), Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.2'
Beam:
28.5'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
274.57
Tonnage (net):
267
Capacity:
500 tons iron ore.
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Georgian Bay, near Wiarton, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
24 Sep 1901
How:
Wrecked.
History

1869, Jun Collided with & damaged by tug DALE, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1869, Nov Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1871, Dec Capsized Detroit River; recovered.

1873, Sep Sunk, Benton Harbor, MI (also reported as Beaver Island, MI).

1876 Owned A. McGraw, Detroit, MI.

1881 Towed often by MARY PRINGLE.

1883 Towed by MICHIGAN in Saginaw lumber trade.

1894 Owned J. Lemand, Detroit.

1894, Oct Owned Carlos Libert, Detroit.

1898 Towed by SWALLOW.

1901, Sep 24 Wrecked near Wiarton, ONT, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
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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DACOTAH (1867, Scow Schooner)