MARTIN, MARIA (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
16433
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
32.7'
Depth:
13.4'
Tonnage (gross):
568.45
Tonnage (net):
540.03
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Malden, Ontario, Detroit River
Date:
  1935
How:
Destroyed with explosives
Notes:
Became a hazard to navigation - after many years of abandonment, started to drift back into channel.
History

1866, May 9 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio.

1866, Jun 22 Collision with propeller CLEVELAND, Detroit River.

1866, Oct 7 Aground St. Clair Flats, St. Clair River.

1871 Owned Martin, et.al., Cleveland; rebuilt at Clark's Dry Dock,

Detroit, to repair damage from wreck in Straits in Fall of 1870.

1871, May Aground Mackinac Island, Lake Huron; coal laden; released.

1874, Oct Aground Point AuSable, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Watson, et.al., Buffalo, New York.

1876, Oct 9 Damaged in gale.

1877, Oct 29 Rig changed to schooner.

1879 Owned John Davidson, Buffalo.

1881, Sep 27 Collision with JAY GOULD at Amherstburg, Detroit River.

1888 Owned John Mitchell, Port Huron, Michigan.

1888 Owned William Rowel, Port Huron.

1890 Ashore at Eleven Foot Shoal, Lake Michigan; released by tug

MONARCH.

1891 Owned John Mitchell, Port Huron.

1897, November Badly damaged in storm, Lake Erie

1906, November Broke loose from layup mooring, drifted to Belle Isle,

Detroit River & foundered on mud bank.

1908 Abandoned.

1910, June Towed to Amherstburg, Ontario

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

MARTIN, MARIA (1866, Barkentine)
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MARTIN, MARIA (1866, Barkentine)