LEIGHTON, FRANK C. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
120245
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Leighton & Dunford
Original Owner and Location:
Leighton & Dunford, Port Huron, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.7'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
329
History

1875, May 7 Launched.

1875, May 12 Enrolled at Port Huron, MI, built for Chicago - Oswego grain trade.

1875 Struck rock & sunk near Detour with load of iron ore, raised by tug GLADIATOR.

1877, Jun Ashore Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron; released by tug PRINDVILLE; repaired.

1878, Oct 30 Aground Point Abino, Lake Erie with coal.

1882 Towed by steamer RHODA STEWART in Alpena / Cleveland lumber trade.

1887 Towed by steamer ANNA SMITH with RED WING.

1887, Sep Ashore on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1893, Oct Presumed lost in Great Storm of October 15, 1893, turned up badly damaged but safe at Amherstburg, ONT, towed by steamer HOME RYCE.

1910, Apr Sunk at dock, south Chicago, raised by Dunham Towing Co.

1910, May Owned Artesian Stone & Lime Co, Chicago; used as a stone barge.

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

LEIGHTON, FRANK C. (1875, Schooner)
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LEIGHTON, FRANK C. (1875, Schooner)