MARY AMELIA (1865, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
50611
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Bedford
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
23.8'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
113
Tonnage (gross):
99
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Bar Point & Detroit River, Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Oct 1899
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
none
Notes:
Foundered in collision with tug J. L. MINOR & schooner SELKIRK. 1899, Dec 27 Enrollment surrendered Port Huron, MI.
History

1865 Enrolled Detroit.

1866 Owned Shoemaker & Cooper, Detroit, MI.

1870, Oct Wrecked near Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1871 Owned Hurd et al, Detroit.

1873 Repaired.

1877, Apr 26 Owned H. M. Hill, St. Clair, MI.

1887 Rebuilt, 85' x 23.8' x 6.0', 94 gross tons.

1889 Seized by Canadian authorities; used to raise ferry TRANSIT; owned S. A. Murphy.

1891 Sank, Bar Point, bound Kelly's Island to Port Huron with stone.

1899, Oct 10 Sank Detroit River.

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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MARY AMELIA (1865, Scow Schooner)