GOSHAWK (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
10224
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
I. Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
R.K. Winslow & H.J. Winslow, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
180'
Beam:
32.3'
Depth:
12.8'
Tonnage (gross):
549.62
Tonnage (net):
522.14
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles ENE of Tawas Light, Tawas Point.
Lake Huron.
Date:
16 Jun 1920
Final Depth:
45 feet
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
One of the oldest operating vessels on the Lakes at the time, 54 years.
History

1881, Mar 12 Being overhauled, bows renewed, 3 new masts.

1882, Sep 11 Owned John Kelly, East Saginaw, MI.

1886, Mar 23 Owned John Kelly & Lewis D. Sanborn, East Saginaw.

1887, Aug 19 Owned John Kelly.

1889, Mar 18 Owned John Kelly & Lewis D. Sanborn.

1889, Apr 10 Owned C.H. Bradley, O.W. Blodgett & W.H. Sharp.

1893, Mar 11 Owned O.W. Blodgett & M. Nogle, et.al., Bay City, MI.

1899, Apr 28 Ashore at East Tawas, MI, Lake Huron.

1902, Mar 26 Owned Grant Blodgett & W.H. Sharp.

1902, Apr 12 Owned Grant Blodgett & John Connley.

1902, May 20 Owned Goshawk Transportation Company, Duluth, MN.

1904, Apr 1 Rebuilt at Bay City, MI as a schooner-barge, 2 mast, 180' x 32.4 x 11.5', 501.83 gross tons.

1920, Jun 30 Documents surrendered, vessel foundered June 16, 1920, total loss.

1990 Discovered by Chicago divers.

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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GOSHAWK (1866, Schooner)