CAHOON, THOMAS H. (1881, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
59404
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T. Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. Mason & Co., E. Saginaw, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
166'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
437
Tonnage (net):
410
Capacity:
600,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Innes Island, Georgain Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
11 Oct 1913
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
800,000' lumber.
Notes:
Wrecked on Kenney Shoal, broke up in heavy seas. Wreck discovered 1975.
History

1881, May 9 Enrolled Port Huron.

1884 - 88 Towed by PORTER CHAMBERLAIN.

1889 Towed by OSCODA.

1890 Towed by ALPENA & LELAND.

1891, Feb 3 Owned M. Madden, Bay City, MI.

1892, Apr 19 Lost deck cargo 2,000' lumber in gale off Sauble Point, Lake Michigan.

1898 Towed by LELAND.

1898, Sep 5 Sunk in Lake St. Clair collision with whaleback barge #137, cargo coal.

1901 Towed by E.A. SHORES JR.

1903 Towed by HOMER WARREN.

1913, May 19 Owned Midland Transportation Co., Ltd.; Canadian.

1913, Oct 11 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
John O. Greenwood
H. C. Inches
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

CAHOON, THOMAS H. (1881, Schooner-barge)
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CAHOON, THOMAS H. (1881, Schooner-barge)