CAMBRIDGE (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
5399
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Topsail.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
4
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner and Location:
Merrick & Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion Notes:
Wire rig.
Dimensions
Length:
162'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
12.8'
Tonnage (gross):
445.15
Tonnage (net):
437
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Big Bay Point near Marquette, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
31 Aug 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Broken up by September storm.
History

1870, Aug Collision with schooner KETCHUM, in the straits; minor damage.

1873, Aug Driven ashore in gale.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CAMBRIDGE (1868, Schooner)