SARGENT, J.W. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
12773
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: "rather flat"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.L. Beckwith
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
96' 7"
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
148.52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Erie
Date:
30 Nov 1872
How:
Abandoned & wrecked
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Being towed from Cleveland to Detroit for repairs by tug TORRENT, abandoned in ice near Middle Sister Island Reportedly found by Charles Hearns, former owner, 150 miles from place of abandonment, 5 miles below Long Point Cut in 16' water
History

1857, May 25 Owned Menet Marsilliot, Euclid, Ohio

1857, August Collided with propeller PRAIRIE STATE, Welland Canal; bow

stove in & lost bulwarks

1858, April 16 Owned Jonathan F. Card & Daniel P. Rhodes, Cleveland,

Ohio

1860 Owned C.W. & W.T. Richmond, Chicago, Illinois; refastened

1860, June 7 At Duluth, Minnesota, Lake Superior, for lumber

1861, November 1 Struck Cleveland pier & sank; raised

1863 Owned Charles Hearns, Cleveland; repaired

1865 Readmeasured 98.49 gross tons; repaired

1866 Major repairs

1866, October Lost sails & damaged, Lake Erie

1872, September Grounded, Lake Erie

1872, November 30 Wrecked; owned Brownlee & Fox, Detroit, 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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SARGENT, J.W. (1855, Schooner)