STEWART, MARY (1855, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John E. Dixon
Original Owner and Location:
J.L. Hurd & Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
170' 11"
Beam:
21' 2"
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
442 40/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pentwater, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Nov 1866
How:
Sank in storm.
Notes:
Possibly Grand Haven, MI; stranded & sunk just outside shipping lane; owned Charles Mears.
History

1855, Nov Collision with schooner AERIAL on Lake Erie.

1856, Mar 15 Owned Western Transportation Co., Tonawanda, NY.

1856, Nov 4 Damaged in storm Long Point Cut, ONT., Lake Erie; repaired.

1857, Jun Rescued downed balloonist, John Steiner on Lake Erie.

1860, May Collision with bark REPUBLIC off Madison Dock, Lake Erie.

1861 Strengthened; new decks & arches.

1862, Apr 4 Cut through by floating ice; sank coming into NY Central Railroad dock; raised; cause later reported as collision with sunken timber.

1863, May Aground on head of Fighting Island, Detroit River; released by steamer PEARL & propeller DUNKIRK; cargo flour & pork.

1864, Apr 14 Owned Buffalo & Detroit Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.

1865, Sep 23 Readmeasured; 168.33 x 28 x 8.8; 526.93 gross/268.55 net tons;; 2 decks, 1 mast.

1866 New owners unlisted; enrolled Detroit, MI.

1866, Sep 19 Grounded entering Chicago harbor.

1866, Nov 11 Sank.

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

STEWART, MARY (1855, Propeller)
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STEWART, MARY (1855, Propeller)