KENT, HENRY A. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
95223
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
194.7'
Beam:
35.8'
Depth:
14.3'
Tonnage (gross):
771.85
Tonnage (net):
733.25
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles off Stannard Rock Light.
Lake Superior.
Date:
18 Sep 1897
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
In tow of steamer J.C. GILCHRIST, foundered in gale.
History

1873, Aug 25 Launched.

1874, May Leaking badly, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned William Jones, Black River, OH.

1876, May 17 Aground Zela Shoals, Lake Huron with grain; released.

1879, Oct 18 Ashore on Galloo Shoal, released by MOREY & revenue cutter MANHATTAN.

1880 Towed by BENTON with BAILEY, NARAGANSETT, MORNING LIGHT & FLEETWING.

1881, Jun 24 Stranded on eleven foot shoal off Escanaba, tug COE to pull her off.

1882, Jun 5 Ashore at Ashtabula Harbor.

1882, Nov Dismasted in gale off Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron; picked up by tug JOHN OWEN near Sand Beach.

1883, Oct 30 Anchored in shallow water, ran on anchor, put hole in bottom; towed to Duncan City for major repairs.

1885 Towed by WALDO A. AVERY.

1895, Sep 9 Ashore with KERSHAW & MOONLIGHT at Marquette, MI on Chocolay Beach.

1895, Dec 1 Captain Inman working to release.

1896, May 13 Released by Captain Hursley; to be towed to Cleveland, OH, for repairs.

1897 Owned J.C. Gilchrist.

1897, Sep 18 Foundered, Lake Superior.

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

KENT, HENRY A. (1873, Schooner)
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KENT, HENRY A. (1873, Schooner)