MONTICELLO (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
90203
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
12
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner:
Merrick, Fowler & Esseltyne
Ownership Notes:
Merrick & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.7'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
316.15
Tonnage (net):
300.35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Crescent, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
16 Aug 1904
Final Cargo:
Sand.
Notes:
Bound for Houghton, MI, stranded & wrecked; crew rescued by WYOMING, taken to E. Tawas.
History

1871, May Collision with schooner C.G.MIXER at Kingston, ONT.

1874, Apr Aground Long Point, Lake Erie; released.

1874, Nov 27 Ashore with 21,000 bushels wheat at Sturgeon Point, Lake Huron; assisted by WINSLOW.

1880 Towed by NIAGARA.

1881, Sep 20 Aground Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior; released by tug J.C.MORSE.

1884, Sep 12 Sunk in collision with schooner JOHN T. MOTT near Colchester Reef, Lake Erie; recovered by tug CHAMPION.

1889, May Towed by OTEGO.

1890, Jul Collision with CHARLES HEBARD while in tow of AMERICAN EAGLE on St. Clair River.

1892, Mar Owned Fred Woodruff.

1898 Towed by W.P. THEW.

1904, Aug 16 Owned Shannon & Garey, Saginaw; wrecked Lake Huron.

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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MONTICELLO (1870, Schooner)