HARTFORD (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
95229
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
15
Builder Name:
Linn & Craig
Original Owner and Location:
J.K. Post, O.H. Brown, J.H. & William McCarthy, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.42'
Beam:
26.16'
Depth:
11.16'
Tonnage (gross):
323.31
Tonnage (net):
307.15
Capacity:
23,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mexico Bay, East of Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
11 Oct 1894
Final Depth:
40'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
24,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Detroit, MI - Cape Vincent, NY, foundered & later broke up; 7 lives lost. 1972, Mar 24 Located by divers 2 miles off Little Sandy Creek, Mexico Bay, Lake Ontario; to be raised & restored by Thousand Islands Shipyard Museum.
History

1873, Sep Launched.

1873, Sep 23 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1874, Jun Struck shoals, South Fox Island, Lake Michigan.

1874, Jun Aground Lime Kiln Crossing, Detroit River.

1876, Sep 2 Collision with schooner E.M. DAVIDSON, Chicago.

1877, Nov Ashore, Port Colborne.

1883, May Damaged by collision with schooner JESSIE, Welland Canal; cargo coal.

1894, Oct 11 Foundered in gale, Lake Ontario; owned C.H. McKinnley, Clayton, NY.

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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