MONITOR (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
16448
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E. Trowbridge, Wilcox and Co., Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
382 18/95
Capacity:
24,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Seul Choix Pointe, Garden Penisula, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Escanaba, MI - Cleveland, OH; went on the rocks & wrecked.
History

1862, Mar 26 Launched; enrolled Detroit, MI.

1864 Readmeasured 323.04 gross tons.

1869, Mar 24 Owned R. Winslow, Cleveland District.

1871, Oct Aground, Straits of Mackinac with ore.

1872 Five round trips to Lake Superior.

1872, Dec 27 Owned S. Longstreet, Erie, PA District.

1875 Dismasted, Lake Erie; repaired Cleveland.

1876, Apr 15 Owned T. Riordan, Buffalo, NY; new spars & outfit.

1881 Rebuilt.

1883, Oct 30 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

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

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MONITOR (1862, Schooner)