MARBLE, DAN (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
6093
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Tyler (Taylor?)
Original Owner:
Lake & Carpenter
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
98'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
213.68
Capacity:
10,000 bushels wheat
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8-9 miles east of Long Point, ONT.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Jul 1875
Final Depth:
150 feet
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
300 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound Detroit, MI - Buffalo, NY, sprang a leak & sank, crew rescued by schooner MOUNT BLANC.
History

Named for popular actor & comedian of the 1840s who died in 1849.

1848, Jun Owned William O. Brown & Capt. Bigelow; ran Toledo - Buffalo with grain.

1850, Apr 4 Ashore near the Cut, Long Point, Lake Erie.

1851, Apr Aground Port Maitland, Lake Erie.

1853, Jun 14 Sold by F.C. Clark to John & Redman Prindeville, Chicago, IL, 220 tons.

1854 Chicago Customs District.

1855, May Owned H.K. Elkins, Chicago, IL.

1860 Owned Holbrook, Elkins & Co, Chicago.

1860, Jul Collision with propeller WALTER MCQUEEN at Chicago.

1863 Owned John Andrews, Detroit, MI.

1863, Nov Collision with bark FLYING MIST, Point Abino, Lake Erie.

1864 Large repairs.

1866 Repairs; owned Talbot & Clunes, Buffalo, NY.

1866, Jul Sunk St. Clair River, bound Saginaw, MI - Buffalo, NY; raised, repaired at Detroit.

1868 169.69 gross tons.

1873 Rebuilt.

1875, May Caulking at Union Shipyard.

1875, Jul 21 Sunk.

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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MARBLE, DAN (1848, Schooner)