SCOTT, GENERAL WINFIELD (1852)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
10225
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River / Cleveland, OH
Builder Name:
William & George W. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
R.G. Winslow, Cleveland, Ohio
Dimensions
Length:
114'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
255
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Spider Island, Death's Door, Lake Michigan
Date:
18 Aug 1871
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Bound Menominee, Michigan for Chicago, Illinois, she capsized & sank in storm; crew rescued by schooner ETHAN ALLEN; wreckage came ashore Hog Island
History

1852 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1852, August 28 Ashore mouth Saginaw River

1854 255.41 tons, Cuyahoga District

1857, November Collision with propeller WESTERN MILLES at Port

Colborne, Lake Erie

1860 Owned N.C. Winslow, Chicago

1863 Owned F. Drake, Cleveland; large repairs

1864, June 6 Scuttled at Sault following fire in lime cargo

1865 213 gross tons

1866 Owned Drake & King, Cleveland, Ohio

1868 213.46 gross tons; US10225

1871 Owned H.F. King, Chicago

1871, August 18 Wrecked, Lake Michigan

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

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SCOTT, GENERAL WINFIELD (1852)