FOSTER, I.N. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
100031
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Edmund Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
D.P. Foster & J.T. Hutchinson, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134.9'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
319.5
Tonnage (net):
303
Final Disposition
Date:
  1926
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1928 Scrapped.
History

1872, Apr 6 Launched.

1872, Apr 25 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1874, Nov Ashore Ashtabula, Lake Erie; released.

1878, Mar 29 Owned D.P. & A.B. Foster, Cleveland, OH.

1878, Sep 19 Owned D.P. Foster & Henry W. White, Cleveland.

1879, Oct 28 Owned D.P. & A.B. Foster, Cleveland.

1880, Apr 1 Owned Thomas Axworthy, Cleveland.

1880, Aug 11 Owned Clark E. Butts, Cleveland.

1882 Major repairs.

1884, Feb 29 Owned E.D. Chilson et al, Lorain, OH.

1884, Apr 26 Collision with propeller BUSINESS at Cleveland

1886, Nov 30 Owned Michael Daushey, Buffalo, NY.

1887, Aug 7 Stranded on Fisherman's Shoal near Escanaba, MI, Lake Michigan; stripped & abandoned.

1887, Sep 19 Owned Thomas H. Smith & John Leatham, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1888, Aug 8 Recovered by wrecking expedition.

1892, Apr 18 Owned Leatham & Smith Towing & wrecking Co.

1893, Feb 23 Rebuilt & converted to steamer, 134.9' x 26.2' x 11.5', 355 gross tons, 277 net tons; 20 3/8", 36" x 28", 295hp, 100rpm steeple compound engine from tug ALBERT J. WRIGHT (1881), built by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI, 1872; 9'4" x 16' firebox boiler built by M. Riter Works, Buffalo, NY from steamer CALUMET.

1893, Jul 29 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI as propeller.

1895, Jun 5 Owned Lars H. Jensen, Sturgeon Bay; towed AMARANITH.

1898, Mar 18 Owned Lars H. Jensen et al, Sturgeon Bay.

1902 New decking & repairs.

1903 Towed ADVANCE & ALERT.

1908 Rebuilt.

1911, Dec 19 Owned Soren Termanson et al, Sturgeon Bay; towed IDA CORNING & OAK LEAF.

1912, Feb 10 Owned Soren Termanson, Sturgeon Bay Stone Co., Sturgeon Bay.

1920, Jul 1 Owned Wallace C. Turberville, Holloway Sand Co. Inc., Buffalo, NY.

1926, Oct 2 Owned Bernard N. Mago, Tonawanda, NY.

1926, Oct 2 Vessel abandoned, enrollment surrendered, Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

FOSTER, I.N. (1872, Schooner)
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FOSTER, I.N. (1872, Schooner)