MONT BLANC (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
16344
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. G. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
E. Merrick & Esselstyne, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
137.5'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
288.66
Tonnage (net):
274.23
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile NE Bar Pt.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Oct 1901
Final Depth:
20'
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH - Port Huron, MI in tow of tug GLADIATOR, torn loose in storm & sank; crew rescued by Bar Pt. light keeper. 1902, Mar 31 Documents surrendered Port Huron.
History

1867 Enrolled French Creek.

1873, Apr Frozen in ice, Pelee Passage, Lake Erie.

1876 Owned Merrick & Co, Detroit, MI.

1876, Oct 10 Damaged in collision with CITY OF ALPENA; repaired, Detroit.

1878 Repaired.

1880 Towed by NIAGARA.

1882 Marquette ore trade.

1885, Jun In tow of NIAGARA, sunk in collision with wreck of tug B. B. JONES near head of Stag Island.

1890 Towed by JOHN OADES.

1891, Oct 6 Aground Little Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan.

1893, Jun 7 Aground at Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1893, Oct 14 Bound Detroit - Buffalo, sank in a storm at Buffalo, Lake Erie; raised.

1901, Oct 12 Sank, Lake Erie.

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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MONT BLANC (1867, Schooner)