KING, C.H. (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
5058
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
W.B. Guyels et al., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
139.8'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
394
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles northeast of Point aux Barques, MI. Lake Huron.
Date:
26 Sep 1895
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH - Bay City, MI, foundered in NE gale; crew rescued by steamer E.C. POPE.
History

1865 Owned W.B. Guyels & V. Swain, Cleveland, 280 gross tons.

1868 Readmeasured 316.10 gross tons.

1869, Nov 24 Owned H. Kelly, Milan, OH; ashore Hammond Bay.

1871 Owned J.B. Barker, Cleveland.

1872 New deck.

1876 Owned D. Davy et al, Chicago, IL.

1883, Jun 14 Collided with schooner IMPERIAL off Cat Head Point, Lake Michigan.

1894, Aug 2 At anchor on Thunder Bay with 300 passengers aboard, fearful of grounding.

1895, Sep 26 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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KING, C.H. (1863, Schooner)