MIAMI (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
16312
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Presley & Stevens
Original Owner and Location:
Hubby, Hughes & Company, Cleveland, OH.
Ownership Notes:
L.M. Hubby, A. Hughes & S.B. Allen.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138' 10.8"
Beam:
25' 9.72"
Depth:
11' 5.04"
Tonnage (old style):
382 86/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Nov 1874
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
16,477 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo from Chicago, stranded & lost in a storm; broke up during attempted salvage. 1876, Oct 21 Schooner MOCKING BIRD wrecked on top of this wreck.
History

1856, Apr 29 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1858, Jun Collision with schooner D.O.DICKINSON off Presque Isle, Lake Huron; towed to Presque Isle.

1859, Sep 20 Gale damage repaired at Buffalo, NY.

1860, Apr 21 Owned Samuel F. Lester et al, Cleveland.

1860, May 29 Collision with schooner MATT ROOT while lying at anchor Detroit River opposite Sandwich (Windsor), ONT.

1860, Sep 1 Collision with schooner CHALLENGE, St. Clair Flats.

1861, Nov Lost mainmast, Saginaw Bay.

1862, Jul Aground near Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1863 Large repairs.

1864 Owned Hughes, Allen & Co, Cleveland.

1865 Repaired.

1866 Owned Bird & Co, Buffalo.

1867, Oct 23 Aground Morgan's Point, Lake Erie.

1868, Apr 3 Owned George H. VanEtten & John Shaw, Bay City; 248.16 gross tons, 137 x 25.5 x 10.2'.

1869, Jun 5 Collision with JESSIE ANDERSON off Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1871 Rebuilt.

1871, Jul Lost bowsprit, St. Clair River at Marine City.

1871, Sep 15 Collision with bark ST. ALBANS, Devil's Nose, Lake Ontario.

1871, Oct Collision with steam barge WESTFORD, Port Colborne, Lake Erie.

1872, Nov Laid up for winter, Buffalo.

1874, Nov 3 Owned Clydesdale; wrecked Lake Erie in a storm.

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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MIAMI (1856, Schooner)