MONTGOMERY (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
16348
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.G. Johnson
Built on Bottom of:
NORTHERN LIGHT (1853)
Original Owner and Location:
Fowler & Esseltyne, Clayton, NY.
Ownership Notes:
NORTHERN LIGHT (1853), bark.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.25'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.42'
Tonnage (gross):
298.91
Tonnage (net):
283.97
Capacity:
850,000 feet
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Stoney Creek, 6 mi. n. Sheboygan, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 Nov 1890
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore & stranded in storm; broke up following winter.
History

1866 Enrolled French Creek.

1868 298.91 gross tons.

1871 Owned F.E. Merrick & Esseltyne; inspected Detroit, MI.

1872, Nov In tow with barque CECELIA; damaged in collision with propeller ATLANTIC; repaired Detroit, MI.

1874, May Sunk, Welland Canal; raised.

1875 Repaired.

1878 Repaired.

1881, Jun Collision with propeller HENRY CHISHOLM while docked at Cleveland, OH.

1882 Towed by NIAGARA in Marquette ore trade; owned Detroit, MI.

1887, Jul Owned Christie, Toledo.

1887, Nov 30 Released by tugs CHAMPION & SAUGATUCK from Bois Blanc Island.

1889, Jun 10 Stranded on reef, Pt. Colbourne in fog; cargo corn.

1890, Nov 7 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

1898, Sep 5 Sunk in collision with steamer MCDOUGALL, Lake St. Clair.

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

MONTGOMERY (1866, Schooner)
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MONTGOMERY (1866, Schooner)