CAMDEN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
125027
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
H.C. & R.J. Winslow, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
190.2'
Beam:
33.5'
Depth:
14.5'
Tonnage (gross):
694
Tonnage (net):
659
Final Disposition
Final Location:
New York City.
Date:
  1936
How:
Abandoned.
History

1872, Apr 19 Launched.

1876 Owned Winslow et al, Buffalo, NY.

1885, Apr 30 Reported WALDO A. AVERY towed CAMDEN & H.A. KENT.

1885, Aug 6 Reported collision between tows of WALLULA & WALDO A. AVERY, Church's Bend, Sault River; jibboom of CROSTHWAITE raked off forerigging & halyards of CAMDEN, then CAMDEN dismasted in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, by storm.

1886 - 90 Towed by SYLVANUS J. MACY.

1890, Spring CHEROKEE towed CAMDEN.

1895 & 1898 Towed by steamer COFFINBERRY.

1898 Escanaba, MI, sprang leak.

1898, Sep 14 COFFINBERRY dropped CAMDEN between Port Washington & Sheboygan, coal laden for Racine for unknown reasons.

1898 To Atlantic.

1936 Abondoned, New York.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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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CAMDEN (1872, Schooner)