ANDREWS, S. G. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
22340
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rochester, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hosea Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. Ezra Rogers, Rochester, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
116'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
256
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Scott's Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Oct 1885
How:
Ashore & abandoned.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Struck by gale; driven ashore; stripped &abandoned Oct 25.
History

1858, Oct Damaged Buffalo Harbor in collision with schooners CAIRO & MARY BOOTH.

1863 Flint & Gibson, Buffalo, NY.

1865 Readmeasured; 197 gross tons & 188 net tons.

1865, Nov 2 Collision with steamer LADY FRANKLIN, Waiska Bay, Lake Superior tearing away bowsprint, jibs & all rigging forward; owned Johnson, Webb & Jones.

1868 Owned Chicago, IL.

1871 Owned Halstead & Finney, Chicago, IL.

1873 Owned Curtiss & Hartwell, Chicago, IL; repaired this year.

1879 Owned George C. Finney, Chicago, IL.

1885, Oct 12 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ANDREWS, S. G. (1856, Schooner)