KELLY, EDWARD (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
8997
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. C. Leighton
Original Owner and Location:
F. Ford, Cleveland, OH.
Ownership Notes:
Lake Superior Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
187.7'
Beam:
35.3'
Depth:
14.2'
Tonnage (gross):
776
Tonnage (net):
737
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Colborne, ONT.
Date:
25 Nov 1911
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Broke from tug & steamer, Port Colborne, ONT; driven on breakwall, broken up.
History

1874, May 2 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; ore trade.

1874, Jun Struck rock, St. Mary's River.

1880 Towed OSCAR TOWNSEND.

1880, Nov Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1881, Oct 19 Collision with steambarge OSCAR TOWNSEND & schooner SUNRISE near Sarnia Bay.

1886 Towed by NEW ORLEANS.

1891, Nov 20 Leaking Goderich, ONT; iron ore laden, bound for Escanaba, MI.

1892 Towed by MAR.

1892, May Damaged in storm near Buffalo.

1895 Towed by DAVID W. RUST.

1899 Towed by AL HOPKINS, owned D.J. Nelligan, Buffalo.

1900 Towed by EDWARD SMITH NO. 1 and WOTAN.

1902, Sep 4 Aground Middle Island, Lake Huron.

1907 Towed by ALCONA & HAVANA.

1911 Foundered Port Colborne, ONT; owned Pitts, Marsh & Erie Canal Co., Erie, PA.

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

KELLY, EDWARD (1874, Schooner)
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KELLY, EDWARD (1874, Schooner)