BUCKHOUT, B.B. (1873, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
2857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.S. Campbell
Original Owner and Location:
B.B. Buckhout, Bay City, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
158.2'
Beam:
28.8'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
351
Tonnage (net):
334
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Narrow Island east of Little Current, ONT. Georgian Bay. Lake Huron
Date:
 Nov 1912
How:
Stranded.
Notes:
Towed by MAITLAND, stranded when tug hit a shoal.
History

1873, Apr Launched.

1873, May 21 Owned W.S. Campbell, East Saginaw, MI.

1882 Towed by ALPENA in Saginaw & Chicago lumber trade.

1884 Owned A.C. McLean & W.H. Bridges, Bay City, MI.

1888, Apr 7 Owned W.H. Bridges; changed from 2 to 3 masts.

1896 - 1901 Towed by MAINE, ROBERT HOLLAND, LANGELL BOYS, A.A. TURNER, D. LEUTY.

1906 Owned Shannon & Garey Lumber Co., Bay City.

1907, Jul 22 Bound Two Harbors, MN - Bay City in tow of HOMER WARREN, stranded 10 miles west of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior; released July 25.

1907, Aug 31 Bound Blind River, ONT - Saginaw, in tow of TEMPEST, began leaking, ran into Alpena, MI, where settled in harbor; repaired.

1912, Jun 29 Owned Rixon, Ainslie & Stoddard Ltd., Owen Sound, ONT; C126059, 155' x 28.8' x 10', 341 tons.

1912, Nov Stranded.

1923 Canadian registry closed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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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