COYNE, EMMA L. (1867, Bark)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
7331
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
1
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. Hugh Coyne & Capt. Jas. Jackson (Johnson), Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
154' 6"
Beam:
33'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
497
Capacity:
900 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
13 Jul 1907
How:
Collided with & sank by freighter WALLULA.
History

First vessel built by Detroit Dry Dock Co.

1867 Carried largest cargo, 780 tons iron ore, through Soo Locks by sail.

1868, Sep 20 Grounded near St. Martin's Island, Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

1868, Oct 31 Converted to (schooner) barge, Detroit, MI.

1872, Apr 24 Waterlogged Pt. Washington, WI.

1875, Sep Damaged rigging near Apostle Islands, WI.

1876 Chartered by Pridgeon's Chicago & Sarnia Line.

1877, Sep Collided with & sank schooner HIPPOGRIFF off Kenosha, WI, Lake Michigan.

1878 Chartered by Spencer's Chicago & Sarnia Line.

1879 Owned J. Pridgeon, Detroit; grain trade Chicago - Buffalo; new deck.

1881 Owned S. A. Murphy.

1881, Jul Sprang leak, towed to Cleveland, OH for repairs.

1887 Owned E. J. Vance.

1888 - 89 Rebuilt Smith Yard, Algonac, MI.

1889, Apr 30 Owned Oscoda Salt & Lumber Co., MI.

1890, Mar 11 Owned Thomas S. Lester.

1898, Sep 25 Waterlogged in gale, crew rescued by Middle Island Life-Saving Station, towed to Alpena, MI, then towed to Marine City for repairs.

1907, Jul 13 Sunk in collision.

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
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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

COYNE, EMMA L. (1867, Bark)
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