MONTPELIER (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
16341
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.M. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
Fowler & Esseltyne, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138.3'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (old style):
391
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Belle Isle.
Detroit River.
Date:
11 Nov 1907
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Sank due to hull failure.
History

1866 Enrolled French Creek.

1868 US16341; 290.27 gross tons.

1869, May Aground Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1871, Apr Collision with schooner MAGGIE THOMPSON, Lake Michigan at Chicago.

1871, Sep Aground at Point Edward, Lake Huron, with grain.

1877, Apr Repairs & new spars at Detroit Dry Dock.

1878, Nov Ashore Grand Haven, MI lumber laden; owned Merrick & Co., Detroit.

1884, Apr 15 Owned M. Scott, Marine City, MI; 2 masts.

1885 Towed by LOWELL in Bay City & Buffalo lumber trade.

1890, Jun 6 Owned William F. Hand.

1890, Jul 5 Owned M. Scott, Marine City.

1891, Sep 7 Owned Edward O. Avery, Port Huron District.

1892, Feb 17 Owned Charles Evert, Port Huron District.

1896 Towed by D. LEVTY.

1905, Nov 6 Aground at Sandusky, Lake Erie with tug CASTLE & barges MELVINA & KNAPP.

1906, Oct 2 Lost tow of steamer CITY OF CONCORD which sank in storm; adrift off Cedar Point, Lake Erie.

1907, Aug 11 Sank Detroit River.

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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MONTPELIER (1866, Schooner)