NORRIS, G. D. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
10336
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George W. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
D. Newhall, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
128'
Beam:
26.4'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
347
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sand Beach, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
24 Oct 1887
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Bound Bay City - Cleveland, lost tow of steamer OSWEGATCHIE in storm along with barge DOLPHIN; later drifted ashore Goderich, ONT; crew rescued by steamer BRECK.
History

1856, Jun Leaking.

1856, Oct Aground Middle Island Reef, Lake Huron.

1861, Apr Aground Mohawk Island Reef, Lake Erie, with iron ore.

1863 Owned Ackerman & Durant, Milwaukee, WI.

1866 Owned Houghton Brothers, Milwaukee.

1867, Oct Aground South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan.

1868 262.14 gross tons; Chicago, IL.

1871 Rebuilt; owned J. Anders, Chicago.

1871, Aug Aground Green's Reef, Lake Erie.

1871, Sep Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1873, Sep Aground East Sister Island, Lake Erie, with wheat.

1876 Repaired.

1877 Owned Shuneman, Chicago.

1879 Repaired.

1881, Apr 15 Owned Thomas Hood.

1882, Mar 11 Owned James H. Prentice, Saginaw, MI.

1883 Major repairs.

1887, Jun 6 Owned Elizabeth Carrier, Port Huron District; towed by CLEVELAND in cedar ties trade.

1887, Oct 24 Lost tow of steamer OSWEGATCHIE near Sand Beach, Lake Huron.

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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NORRIS, G. D. (1856, Schooner)