CURLEW (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
5393
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lewis & Lauzon
Original Owner and Location:
Jerome Lauzon & J.W. Lewis, Port Huron, MI.
Ownership Notes:
Builders also given as Lavas & Langran, Lavass & Lagran, Lewis & Langran, Lewis & Lozer.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
80.5'
Beam:
19.9'
Depth:
6.9'
Tonnage (gross):
80.1
Tonnage (net):
76
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saginaw River near Zilwaukee, MI.
Date:
 May 1890
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Gravel.
Notes:
Struck floating log; enrollment surrendered Oct 17, 1893; wrecked 1889.
History

1866, Aug 9 Enrolled Detroit District; 80 tons.

1867, Fall Enrolled Port Huron, MI

1870 Owned John Whiting, Port Hope, MI.

1871 Owned Whitney & Crowell, Port Hope.

1871, Nov Ashore near Port Hope in gale.

1875 Rebuilt.

1876 Owned Dunford, Port Huron.

1877, Oct 15 Stranded Fairport, OH, Lake Erie; cargo lumber.

1879, Nov 24 Ashore near Alcona, MI; 4 mi. N. of Sturgeon Pt., MI, Lake Huron; left there until next season.

1884, Jun 12 Wrecked, mouth of Saginaw River.

1886, Oct 29 Owned Melvin L. Clute, Bay City, MI.

1888, Mar 20 Enrolled Port Huron.

1890, May Sunk.

1893, Oct 17 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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

CURLEW (1866, Scow Schooner)
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CURLEW (1866, Scow Schooner)