MARY & LUCY (1855, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
16633
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rodrick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
David P. Nickerson, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90' 6.6"
Beam:
22' 3.72"
Depth:
5' 5.4"
Tonnage (old style):
91 49/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Southampton, ONT
Lake Huron
Date:
4 Sep 1879
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
pine lumber
Notes:
Driven in the shallows and wrecked, 3 lives lost; survivors rescued by steamer MANITOBA.
History

1855, Aug 25 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1857, Auyg 12 Owned John Gerlach, Cleveland.

1860 Owned J. Gulock (Gerlach?), Cleveland, OH.

1862 Collision on St. Clair River.

1863 Owned J. Garlick, Cleveland.

1863, Aug 12 Collision with bark on Lake Huron off Sand Beach, MI.

1866 Rebuilt & enlarged Algonac, MI.

1866 Owned Lakeport, MI; 103.55 gross tons.

1866, Oct 23 Owned Richard Olmstead et al, Sand Beach, MI.

1866, Dec Rebuit Algonac, MI; enlarged 94 X 23 X 6.6', 103.55 gross tons.

1868 US17571; Sand Beach.

1869, Nov Aground Sandwich Point, Detroit River.

1873, Oct 21 Aground Ottawa, Lake Erie.

1874, Apr Sank Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1875, Aug 29 Collision with scow M. WILCOX at Port Huron, St. Clair River.

1879, Sep 4 Aground Chantry Island , Lake Huron, lumber laden.

1879 Owned Marlton, Goderich, ONT; C77773.

1879, Sep 4 Wrecked Lake Huron.

1881, Dec 5 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron; "wrecked at Goderich, 1879."

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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MARY & LUCY (1855, Scow Schooner)