DREADNAUGHT (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
6130
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George R. Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
Clemow & Bloore, Oswego, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Game Cock Line, Canadian.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
140' 8"
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
412 80/95
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1879
How:
Sunk & abandoned.
History

1856 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1857, May 2 Owned J.G. Glenal et al, Oswego.

1857, Dec 1 Sails blown out of SAUGEEN, ice covered; salvaged by propeller NAPOLEON.

1858, Apr 8 Owned J.P. Penfield, Oswego.

1858, Oct Aground on reef near Gibralter, Detroit River, with salt; released.

1860 Owned Penfield, Lyon & Co., Oswego.

1863 Repaired.

1863, Apr 10 Owned W. Doyle et al, Oswego.

1864, Apr 15 Owned E.P. Dorr et al, Buffalo, NY.

1865 302.76 gross tons.

1866, Apr 18 Owned Lyman Cook et al, Buffalo.

1866, Sep 5 Owned C.M. Lingren & Charles Pratt, Chicago, IL.

1867, Mar 11 Owned J. Richardson, Chicago.

1868, Mar 16 Owned A. Williams, Chicago.

1869, Apr 6 Owned D. Williams, Chicago.

1870, Oct 28 Ashore Grand Island, Munising, MI, Lake Superior; salvaged by tug J.D. Dudley & Jay C. Morse.

1871, Oct 14 Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit, MI.

1872, Apr 12 Owned John Johnston, Port Huron, MI; listed as barge, 136.1 x 26 x 11.4, 302.76 gross tons.

1874, Apr 9 Owned Peter Van Heumel, Port Huron.

1875, Sep 16 Sank, Sarnia Bay, Lake Huron.

1876 Owned Johnson, Bay City, MI.

1876, Apr 14 Owned E. Niggle & Charles H. Pagle, Cleveland, OH.

1879, Jun 30 Documents surrendered; "Vessel sunk & abandoned".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
David Swayze Shipwreck Database
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

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










DREADNAUGHT (1856, Schooner)