CROSTHWAITE, WILLIAM (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
26217
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
J. Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
30.2'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
371.81
Tonnage (net):
353
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Kelly's Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Sep 1906
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Stuck by her towing steamer HOMER WARREN, bound for Alpena. 1907, Mar 29 Documents surrendered, Port Huron.
History

1866 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867, Oct Leaking, beached south of Milwaukee, WI piers; owned Charles Bradley, Chicago, IL.

1869, Jun Damaged in collision with schooner QUEEN OF THE NORTH, Lake Erie.

1871, Dec Ice bound, Saginaw Area, Lake Huron.

1876 Owned A.J. McGraw, Chicago.

1879 Owned Lincoln, Chicago.

1883 Towed by OREGON with BRUCE, Buffalo, NY - Duluth, MN, in coal & grain trade.

1885 Season contract for lumber, Detour, Oscoda & Alpena - Buffalo, NY, towed by STEPHEN C. HALL with E. HARMON & SAM FLINT.

1887, Aug 3 Owned Charles Eastman; 2 masts.

1888 Towed by EDWIN S. TICE with F.M. KNAPP.

1888, Apr 14 3 masts.

1888, Apr 30 Sunk, Sailors' Encampment, St. Mary's River; raised.

1889 Towed by S.S. WILHELM.

1896, Sep 13 Sunk in collision with steamer CITY OF MACHINAC; raised, repaired at Detroit.

1898 Towed by HIAWATHA.

1899 Towed by N. MILLS & H.D. COFFINBERRY with EXILE.

1901 Towed by ROBERT HOLLAND.

1906 Owned Shannon & Carey, Saginaw, MI.

1906, Sep 6 Sunk, Lake Erie.

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
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CROSTHWAITE, WILLIAM (1866, Schooner)