MONITOR (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
16432
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. G. Shaler
Original Owner and Location:
Marshal Capron, Conneaut, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139.12'
Beam:
26.41'
Depth:
11.81'
Tonnage (old style):
404 69/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Waiskai (Whiskey) Bay near Pt. Iroquois, Whitefish Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
25 Sep 1898
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Foundered suddenly; loss of 5 lives.
History

1862, Oct 6 Aground Washington Island, Lake Michigan.

1863 431 gross tons.

1863, Oct 8 Collision with tug DOBBINS at Malden.

1864, Oct 6 Damaged in Lake Huron gale, ore laden.

1865, Apr 27 Readmeasured 138.7 x 26.4 x 11.3'; 314 gross / 398.3 net tons.

1869, Sep Collision with tug J. C. CLARK.

1870 New decks.

1871, Jul Collision with schooner KING SISTERS, St. Mary's River.

1871, Oct Sunk Saginaw River with lumber; raised.

1872, Oct Lost sails, Lake Michigan; repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1876 3 mast schooner.

1879 Owned Haywood Rec, Conneaut.

1879, Aug 22 Owned John Shaw, Bay City, MI; barge.

1882, Jul 24 Owned A. H. Piper, Detroit, MI.

1883 Towed by prop ATLANTA; later by WESTFORD, Alpena lumber trade.

1883, Nov 15 Ran on N. Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; coal laden; crew removed by USRC JOHNSON.

1884, Spr Salvaged by KATE WILLIAMS.

1885 Owned Detroit, MI; schooner.

1887 Chartered for stone trade; towed by OTEGO at L'Anse.

1894, Jun 23 Owned Soo River Lightening & Wrecking Co, MN; Alex MacDougall, president.

1898, Sep 25 Sunk, 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

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MONITOR (1862, Barkentine)