KINGFISHER (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
14032
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
I. Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
J.H. & N.C. Winslow, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
165'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (gross):
517.32
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Foot of Case Ave, Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
5 Oct 1905
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
1905, Oct 18 Driven ashore, broke up in storm. No loss of life.
History

1867 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1869, Jun 18 Collision with AMARANTH, Cleveland, OH.

1871, Oct Damaged by collision with propeller tug SAMSON, St. Clair Flats.

1874 Repaired, new deck.

1874, Nov Outfit damaged, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Anderson et al, Buffalo.

1880, Nov Ashore near Port Burwell, ONT, Lake Erie.

1881, Nov Released & repaired, after spending winter ashore; ran Cleveland - Milwaukee with coal.

1884, May 22 Collision with schooner NORTHWEST at Escanaba, Lake Michigan.

1885 Towed by steamers A. FOLSOM & H.B. TUTTLE.

1886, Apr Chartered by Diamond Match Co. to carry lumber Ontonogon - Cleveland with A. FOLSOM & FRANK PEREW.

1887 Towed by steamer GEORGE KING.

1889 Towed by steamer W.R. STAFFORD.

1890 Towed by steamer EDWIN S. TICE.

1890, Jun 19 In collision with propeller UNITED EMPIRE in Duluth harbor, MN.

1897 Towed by steamer SAMUEL MARSHALL.

1900, Aug 6 Collision with wreck FONTANA, Fort Gratiot, St. Clair River, in tow of steamer SAMUEL.

1901, Nov 4 Collision with steamer CRESCENT CITY, St. Clair River, while in tow of steamer H.B. TUTTLE.

1921, Dec Dismasted on Lake Superior, taken to Cleveland for repairs.

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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KINGFISHER (1867, Schooner)