MANN, CURTIS (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
23389
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
R. Hayford et al., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
10' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
396
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off North Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Nov 1869
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
300,000 bricks.
Notes:
Bound Detroit - Carp River, broke in two astern & foundered in gale, one life lost. Crew rescued by schooner SOUTH WEST.
History

1855, Nov 16 Loaded first cargo for Chicago, IL.

1857, Aug Aground Point Waugoshance, Lake Michigan, salt laden.

1858, Mar Sold to Exchange Bank, Lockport, NY, Lake Navigation Co.

1859, Sep Collision with vessel in fog, Straits of Mackinac; towed to Beaver harbor by propeller WENONA.

1859, Nov 15 Ashore South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned J. Montgomery, Buffalo, NY.

1860, Nov Ashore near Goderich, ONT, Lake Huron, near North Pier.

1861 Repaired this summer at Campbell & Owen's yard in Detroit, MI; renamed SUPPLY, owned H.N. Strong.

1865 277 gross tons.

1866 Owned Coyne & Jackson, Detroit.

1869 Reported lost or foundered outside Port Washington, WI, Lake Michigan.

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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MANN, CURTIS (1855, Schooner)