BULLY, KATE (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Corunna, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Bully
Original Owner and Location:
John Bully, Corunna, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
380
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sleeping Bear Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Oct 1869
How:
Capsized in gale.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
Capsized off Little Sable Point; survivors floated for 40 hrs. before rescued by schooner BLACKHAWK; 4 survivors, 6 lost.
History

1869 Owned J. & C. McKenzie, et al, Sarnia, ONT.

1869, Oct 11 Reported waterlogged; capsized.

1869, Oct 23 Reported on Sleeping Bear Point.

1869, Nov 6 Salvage attempted.

1870, May 30 Wreck purchased by Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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BULLY, KATE (1869, Schooner)