MAXWELL, A. C. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
1893
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Crosthwaite
Original Owner and Location:
W. Crosthwaite, Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
166'
Beam:
36.2'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
469.13
Tonnage (net):
445.68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Woolworth's dock, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
5 Nov 1908
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with steamer R. W. ENGLAND, abandoned in place.
History

1870, May 12 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1871 Owned Kelderhouse & Jones, Buffalo, NY.

1871, Apr Lost foremast, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1874, Oct Aground Peche Island, Detroit River.

1874, Nov Aground Neebish Rapids, St. Mary River.

1876 Scow bottom, owned Swain et al, Cleveland, OH.

1878 Repaired.

1879 Owned H.J. Johnson et al, Cleveland, OH.

1880 Towed by V. SWAIN, Lake Superior ore trade.

1881 Ran Marquette, MI - Cleveland, OH in ore trade.

1882 Owned Cleveland, OH; 469.13 gross tons.

1884, Nov 15 Aground, Lake Huron.

1885 Towed by THOMAS W. PALMER.

1885, Dec Ashore near Goderich, ONT.

1886, May Released by tug JESSIE.

1887, Apr 14 Owned W.C. Penoyer, Port Huron District.

1890 Towed by OGEMAW.

1894, Oct Grounded coal laden near head of Hay Lake Channel, released by tugs CRUSADER & DOWLING.

1896 Bottom caulked.

1899 Owned A.M. Carpenter, Port Huron, MI; towed by MANISTIQUE.

1900 Towed by MAINE & A.A. TURNER.

1908, Nov 5 Sunk Lake Superior.

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

MAXWELL, A. C. (1870, Schooner)
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MAXWELL, A. C. (1870, Schooner)