GLAD TIDINGS (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
10238
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
T. Whitney, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
183
Tonnage (net):
173
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Below 9 Mile Point, Hammond Bay near Cheboygan, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Apr 1898
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Stranded in gale; then stripped & abandoned.
History

1866 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1868, Oct Ashore below Pt. aux Pelee, ONT.

1870, Nov Foundered near Pt. Rowan, ONT, lumber laden for Ogdensburg, towed in by tug GARDNER.

1871 Refastened.

1872 Home port Chicago, IL.

1874 New deck.

1876 Owned Martin & Shaw, Kenosha, WI.

1879, Apr Capsized off Chicago; raised & repaired.

1886 Owned Chamley & Barber.

1898, Apr 19 Wrecked & abandoned, Lake Huron.

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

GLAD TIDINGS (1866, Schooner)
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GLAD TIDINGS (1866, Schooner)