EXCHANGE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
7315
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
I.W. Nicholas
Original Owner and Location:
A. Bradley, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
390 78/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kelley's Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Nov 1874
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Stoneblocks.
Notes:
Stranded on rocks while attempting to leave harbor in heavy weather. Declaired a total loss & abandoned on Nov 30. Broken up in gale April, 1876. Remain struck by tug AMERICAN EAGLE, 1885.
History

1857, Apr 29 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1857, Jul 28 Damaged in collision with brig R.H. HARMON on straits of Mackinac; repaired.

1857, Aug Sunk at Racine, WI, Lake Michigan while trying to make port in a storm, lumber laden; raised, owned St. Clair, MI.

1859, Jul 14 Owned A. Bradley, et al, Cleveland, OH.

1859, Dec 5 Laid up, Little Sodus, NY.

1861, May Wrecked steamer COMET in collision at False Duck Islands, Lake Ontario with wheat; repaired.

1862, Oct Lost deck load of iron ore at Marquette, MI, Lake Superior in gale.

1862, Nov 22 Damaged in collision with schooner J.C. REEVES at Oak Orchard, Lake Ontario with salt; repaired Oswego, NY.

1866 Readmeasured 292.04 gross tons.

1866, Sep Sunk at Cleveland, Lake Erie; bound there from Marquette with iron ore; raised.

1871 Owned Mason & Thompson, Cleveland.

1871, Jul Aground St. Clair River; released by tug G.H. PARKER.

1874, Nov 20 Wrecked Lake Erie; owned James Lawler, Sandusky, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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EXCHANGE (1857, Schooner)