MAGNETIC (1882, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
91497
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Presley & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Republic Iron Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
264'
Beam:
38.4'
Depth:
19.9'
Tonnage (gross):
1676.22
Tonnage (net):
1592.42
Final Disposition
Final Location:
19 miles west of Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
25 Aug 1917
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
In tow of propeller EDWARD N. BREITUNG, she foundered & broke in two in storm; crew rescued by BREITUNG.
History

1882, Oct 12 Enrolled Marquette, MI; towed by CONTINENTAL in Lake Superior ore trade.

1884, Jul 5 Aground Lake George; recaulked.

1885, Nov 1 Collision with schooner ALVA BRADLEY in tow of E.B. HALE at St. Clair Cut.

1887 Towed with REINDEER by CONTINENTAL.

1889 Towed by REPUBLIC.

1890, Apr Sunk in collision with her tow CONTINENTAL at Sault, with iron ore.

1890, Sep 25 Raised by MURPHY; repaired Cleveland, OH.

1891 Towed by MARQUETTE.

1895, May 25 Collision with NORTHLAND at Cleveland.

1897 Repaired.

1898, Mar 18 3 masts, Marquette, MI.

1898, Jul 2 Aground Crab Island Shoal, St. Mary's River, coal laden; released by SPECULAR; repaired Duluth, MN.

1900 Owned Gilchrist Transportation Co, Vermillion, OH.

1903, May 14 Remeasured Cleveland, 264 x 38.42 x 22.33', 1946 gross / 1770 net tons.

1907, Oct Collision with steamer SONOMA, Hay Lake, St. Mary's River.

1914 Owned Reid Wrecking Co, Port Huron, MI.

1916 Owned Juliet Graveraet Steamship Co, Cleveland.

1917, Aug 25 Foundered, Lake Erie.

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

MAGNETIC (1882, Schooner-barge)
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MAGNETIC (1882, Schooner-barge)