HARVEST QUEEN (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
11201
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.W. Hudson, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
391
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles SE of Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Sep 1880
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Crew took to yawl boat & rowed to Cockburn Island. Later took a fish boat to Alpena, MI. The insurace companies questioned the loss.
History

1863, Apr 14 Launched; counterpart to HARVEST HOME.

1866, Nov Leaking at Racine Reef, Lake Michigan.

1868 Owned at Detroit, 298.67 gross tons.

1869, Sep Damaged in heavy weather, Lake Erie.

1871 Owned at Erie, PA.

1871, May Aground Kingston, Lake Huron, bound Chicago, IL - Kingston, ONT.

1871, Oct Collision with schooner FAIRCHILDS, Long Point, Lake Erie.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned William Christie, et.al., Erie.

1876, Feb 1 Sank at dock, Rivard St., Detroit, MI with grindstones; raised & repaired in spring.

1876, Oct 10 Aground Peacock Point, Lake Erie, coal laden; released by tug WILLIAM R. CROWELL.

1880 Repaired.

1880, Sep 14 Foundered, 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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HARVEST QUEEN (1863, Schooner)