ALLEGHENY (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
105295
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
W. W. Loomis
Original Owner and Location:
Erie & Western Transportation Co., Anchor Line, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
187'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
13.5'
Tonnage (gross):
663.89
Tonnage (net):
630.7
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/4 Mile west of Vermillion Point.
Lake Superior.
Date:
6 Jun 1913
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Broke from steamer M. T. GREENE; one lost.
History

1879, May While at anchor, ran into by schooner HAMILTON, Detroit River.

1883, Aug 13 Foremast & rigging damaged off Grand Haven, MI while downbound with 4,200 bushels corn; towed to Buffalo by propeller PHILADELPHIA & repaired.

1888, Apr 24 Owned Charles Beyschlag, St. Clair, MI, et al; towed by Beyschlag steamers SIMON LANGELL & KITTE M. FORBES in lumber and grain trades.

1888, Jun 30 Grounded in fog on Minnesota Point, Duluth; released by tugs.

1893, Mar 20 Owned H. W. McCormick, Bay City, MI, et al.

1896, Apr 3 Owned Peter C. & Charles O. Smith, West Bay City.

1901, Mar 1 Owned Edwin T. Carrington, Bay City.

1903, May 5 Stranded near Port Wing, WI; recovered.

1904, Apr 7 Owned Allegheny Transportaion Co., Mentor, OH; rebuilt as two mast schooner; 187 x 33 x 13.1; 689 gross / 599 net tons.

1911, Sep 28 Owned John Dunseith, Toldeo, OH.

1913, Jun 6 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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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ALLEGHENY (1873, Schooner)