MONTCALM (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
16343
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simon G. Johnston
Original Owner:
Merrick, Fowler & Esselstyne
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
137.5'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
297.24
Tonnage (net):
282
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
9 Nov 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Driven aground at night in storm.
History

1867 Enrolled French Creek.

1868 Owned Clayton, NY; US16343.

1868, Aug 21 Aground at Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1871, Apr Collision with bark TWO FANNIES below mouth of Black River.

1871, Nov 16 Ashore Long Point, Lake Erie, with grain.

1873, May 21 Collision with tug KATE MOFFAT off Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1877 Repaired, new deck, Detroit Dry Dock.

1879 Owned Merrick & Co, Detroit.

1881 Repaired, Cleveland, OH.

1882 Marquette ore trade.

1887, Mar Owned Bryon Whitaker, Detroit.

1890 Towed by YOSEMITE.

1890, May 27 Aground Ford River, Green Bay, WI.

1891, May 17 Aground at Sarnia, ONT, St. Clair River; released.

1891, Nov 15 Wrecked, Lake Erie; owned Toledo, OH.

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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MONTCALM (1866, Schooner)