CHANDLER, ZACH (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
28020
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.W. Hudson, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
194'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
726.50
Tonnage (net):
690.18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Deer Park LifeSaving Station.
Lake Superior.
Date:
29 Oct 1892
How:
Ashore & wrecked during storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Ashland, WI to Cleveland, OH, separated from steamer JOHN MITCHEL & driven ashore; crew saved, 1 lost.
History

1871 Owned E.W. Hudson, Detroit, MI.

1873 Rebuilt; 3 mast schooner.

1873, Apr Owned W.M. Egan et al, Chicago, IL.

1874, May Near Sand Beach, tug TAWAS exploded next to CHANDLER, damaged rigging; 6 killed.

1876, Oct Rigging damaged in Lake Erie storm.

1885 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1886, Oct 23 Ashore near Noble Station, Cleveland with coal; crew rescued.

c1887 Purchased by Capt. C.E. Benham while beached.

1887, Nov 2 Released.

1888 Rebuilt; owned C.E. Benham & John T. Hutchinson.

1888, Nov Collided with propeller CLEVELAND, tow WINSLOW & others.

1889, Apr Contracted to carry lumber between Deer Park, MI & Michigan City, IN.

1889, Oct Stranded near Deer Park; heavy damage.

1890, Jun Purchased by James Strachen while beached.

1890, Sep Released.

1892 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Historical Society
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

CHANDLER, ZACH (1867, Barkentine)
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CHANDLER, ZACH (1867, Barkentine)