GLAD TIDINGS (1883, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85788
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Hull origionally designed as yacht.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Butler
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Henry Bundy, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
59.6'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (gross):
45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Fighting Island.
Detroit River.
Date:
29 Jul 1894
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Sank in collision with whaleback steamer PATHFINDER; all 4 crew lost; stone trade Detroit - Kelly's Island, OH.
History

The third of Captain Henry Bundy's Gospel Ships; cost $4,700.

1883 Will sail from Chicago for Georgian Bay, Detroit, MI & Cleveland, OH.

1887 Enroute to Grand Marais through Sault.

1887, Aug 9 Marquette, MI service.

1888, Nov Sold to John Mullerweiss & Co., Alpena, MI; Captain Bundy plans to replace her with steamer.

1889, Apr 6 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; 79 x 20 x 6.21; 75 gross tons; rebuilt Alpena; lengthened 20' for merchandise trade.

1890, May 21 Same owner; 81 gross tons; towed by JOHN OTIS.

1893, Apr 26 Owned B.B. Inman, Duluth, MN.

1893, Apr Beached Cleveland, OH; repaired there.

1893, Jul Used for excursion purposes; cabin enlarged & remodeled.

1893, Aug Carried lumber Duluth - Chicago, IL.

1894, Jul 29 Wrecked near Fighting Island, Detroit River.

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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