KING, C.G. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
5847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
W.H. Pringle, Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
163.4'
Beam:
29.3'
Depth:
12.1'
Tonnage (gross):
457.45
Tonnage (net):
434.58
Capacity:
500,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lorain, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Nov 1913
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
1914, Nov 4 Enrollment surrendered.
History

1870, Jul 22 Owned W.H. Pringle, Marine City, MI.

1876 Owned Rust, King & Co., Cleveland, OH; 2 mast barge.

1876, Sep 19 Collision with scow GEORGE IRWIN at Cleveland, in tow of FOREST CITY.

1879 Rebuilt & raised.

1883 Owned Arthur Wilson.

1885 Towed by JARVIS LORD in Milwaukee & Chicago grain trade.

1885, Oct 5 Leaking at Cleveland with iron ore from Escanaba.

1885, Oct 22 Damaged in storm, coal laden for Chicago.

1886 Towed by CHAUNCEY HURLBUT.

1893 Towed by OSCODA.

1893 Towed by GARDEN CITY.

1903 Owned William L. Martin, Cheboygan, MI.

1903 Towed by EMBURY.

1907 Towed by TEMPEST.

1911 Towed by A.L. HOPKINS.

1912, Jul 13 Sunk by steamer W.P. SNYDER JR. at south entrance of St. Clair Flats canal; Captain H.W.Baker awarded contract to raise her.

1913, Jul 23 Burned at Cleveland.

1913, Nov 14 Ashore off Lorain, OH in "big storm" & abandoned; owned Harvey Morrison Co.

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

KING, C.G. (1870, Schooner)
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KING, C.G. (1870, Schooner)