CUYAHOGA (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
4343
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stephens & Presley
Original Owner and Location:
Arthur Hughes, L.M. Hubby & S. Lester, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122.6'
Beam:
26.03'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
322 42/95
Capacity:
15,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
24 Apr 1895
How:
Documents surrendered; abandoned.
History

1856, May 15 Ashore with coal, south of Saginaw River; recovered.

1856, Oct 11 Reported foundered off Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1858, Jul Collided with schooner H. H. BROWN off Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1860, Nov 23 Ashore Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.

1863, Apr 29 Owned George Gibson & Charles E. Chase, Chicago.

1864, Apr 25 Owned James Cleland et al, Chicago.

1865, May 12 Readmeasured 121.4 x 26.2 x 10.17; 242.81 gross tons.

1866 Repaired.

1870, Jun 15 Collided with JAS. GARRET, Lake Michigan; lost jibboom, headgear & stem.

1870, Apr 11 US4343

1870, Oct. Wrecked near Escanaba, MI, Lake Michigan.

1874, Feb 18 Owned John Halverson et al, Chicago.

1876 Repaired.

1879, Sep 4 Owned Jacob Johnson et al, Chicago.

c1882, Aug 20 230.67 net tons.

1883, Nov 25 Sprang leak off Glencoe, IL; towed to Chicago by tug UNION.

1895, Apr 24 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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