DUNFORD, FRED J. (1873, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
120083
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Dunford
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Dunford, et al, Port Huron, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
127.4'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
273
Tonnage (net):
259
Final Disposition
Date:
  1911
How:
Abandoned.
History

1873, May 15 First launched; for lumber trade.

1873, May 26 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; ran Au Sable - Buffalo.

1873, Jun 6 Maiden trip from AuSable - Buffalo with 322,000' lumber.

1881, Sep Towed by GEO. L. COLWEL with D.P. DOBBINS.

1882, May Towed by CITY OF CONCORD, Port Cresent & Toledo salt trade.

1886, Jul 7 Aground Sleeping Bear Point, Lake Michigan.

1889, Oct 7 Owned Frank Hebner, Port Huron District.

1890, Spring Towed by CITY OF CONCORD with DACOTAH & LEADER.

1893, Oct 27 Reported missing (27 days) with CITY OF CONCORD.

1893, Nov 10 Rescued survivor of steamer PHILADELLPHIA.

1898 Towed by CLEVELAND.

1899 Towed by O.O. CARPENTER with FAVORITE.

1899 Owned Capt. Campbell.

1899, Aug 9 Sank steambarge LEADER, Detroit River.

1904 Owned Pittsburgh Coal Co., Cleveland, OH.

1905 Rebuilt as barge / lighter, W.H. Oades Shipyard, Detroit.

1911 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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

DUNFORD, FRED J. (1873, Scow Schooner)
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DUNFORD, FRED J. (1873, Scow Schooner)