MARQUETTE (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Gay & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
J. L. Hewitt & H.B. Tuttle, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
117' 8.5"
Beam:
24' 9.25"
Depth:
10' 6.75"
Tonnage (old style):
283 22/95
History

1854, Apr 15 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1854, Aug Ashore Skillagallee Reef, Lake Michigan & damaged; jettisoned cargo oats.

1855, May 12 Owned C. Dickinson, Cleveland.

1858, Apr Lost fore mast head in gale Lake Michigan; returned to Chicago, IL.

1858, Mar 30 Owned Thomas S. Harbach, Willoughby, OH.

1858, Aug Collision in Lake Erie with steamer TELEGRAPH which sank.

1859 Owned Merchants Bank of Cleveland.

1860 Owned C. Dickson, Cleveland.

1860, Nov Aground Nicholsons Island, Lake Ontario, with coal & water lime.

1860, Dec Disabled by collision in gale, Lake Michigan.

1862, Sep 1 Collision with schooner EMPIRE, Sarnia, ONT, St. Clair River; repaired.

1862, Sep 21 Sunk by collision with JOHN F. WARNER, Straits of Mackinaw.

1872, Nov Ashore Grand Island, ore laden, bound Marquette, MI - Cleveland.

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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MARQUETTE (1853, Schooner)