MARQUETTE (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
90142
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Wells Burt & G.W. Allen, Detroit, MI.
Ownership Notes:
Wells Burt & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140.9'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (gross):
331.83
Final Disposition
Final Location:
West Channel, Munising Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
14 Nov 1872
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
1876, Mar 8 Documents surrendered Cleveland, OH.
History

1869, Oct 21 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1869, Nov Damaged in heavy weather, Lake Michigan.

1870, Apr 12 Enrolled Marquette, MI, same owners; 139.42 x 26.16 x 10.66', 323.16 gross tons.

1870, Jul 10 Bound for Chicago with 3,300 barrels salt from Oswego, sunk in collision with bark H.P. BALDWIN between Old Mackinaw & Point LeBarbe.

1870, Aug 4 Raised by LEVIATHAN.

1871, Apr 29 Owned North Western Wrecking Co., Cleveland, OH, George Young, agents; rebuilt Bay City, 139.5 x 26.2 x 10.8', 323.16 gross tons.

1871, May 6 Repaired; owned George B. Burton, Cleveland.

1872, Nov 14 Wrecked, Lake Superior.

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 (1869, Schooner)