BERMUDA (1860, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
2160
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Goble
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas S. Mott, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (old style):
394 67/95
Capacity:
400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Murray Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
 Oct 1883
How:
Sank & abandoned.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Some cargo salvaged.
History

1860, Apr 12 Launched.

1864, Feb 12 Owned Wm. Stewart, Detroit.

1865, Apr 21 Readmeasured 138.5 x 26.3 x 11.4', 312.37 gross tons.

1869, Jun 3 Collided with scow SELT, Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, WI.

1869, Nov 19 Wrecked in gale, Shot Point, Lake Superior, carrying supplies for Marquette.

1870, Jul 1 Raised by wrecking tug MAGNET & towed to Detroit.

1870, Jul 9 Arrived Campbell & Owen Yard, Detroit for repairs.

1870, Sep 21 Owned Peter J. R, Detroit.

1870, Oct 9 Beached & sank in storm near Anna River, Munising; 3 lost.

1883, Oct Raised, moved to nearby Murray Bay, filled & sank again.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Great Lakes Historical Society
C. Patrick Labadie
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Milwaukee Public Library
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
David Swayze Shipwreck Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
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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BERMUDA (1860, Schooner)