HARVEST HOME (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
11211
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.W. Hudson, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
135.4'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
396
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles off Grand Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Aug 1876
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Scrap iron.
Notes:
Foundered in storm, crew rowed to shore; nearby schooner GRACE M. FILER attempted rescue.
History

1862 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1862, Sep 4 Launched.

1864, Apr 30 Storm stress caused bad leakage, put into Milwaukee to go into drydock.

1868 Owned at Erie, NY.

1869, Nov 23 Struck rock while being towed down the Sault by tug PECK, sank.

1871 New deck; 325.65 tons.

1871, Jun Collision, Detroit River.

1871, Oct Collision with schooner H.S. FAIRCHILD above Long Point, Lake Erie, wheat laden, bound Kingston, ONT - Cleveland, OH.

1874, Jul Aground Walska Bay, Lake Superior, with ore.

1874, Sep 29 Replaced hemp rigging with charcoal iron.

1875 Major repairs,

1876, Aug 14 Sank, Lake Michigan; owned Captain William Croul or Crowl, Cleveland, OH.

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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HARVEST HOME (1862, Schooner)