BROWN, FAYETTE (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
9748
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stephen & Presley
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley, Vermillion, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
178.5'
Beam:
31.3'
Depth:
12.8'
Tonnage (gross):
553
Tonnage (net):
525
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pelee Passage, 8 miles below the Dummy lighthouse.
Lake Erie.
Date:
4 Jun 1891
Final Depth:
60'
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
176 brownstone blocks.
Notes:
Collision with NORTHERN QUEEN in fog.
History

1869, Nov Bound Cleveland - Escanaba, beached Hammond Bay, MI with 100 tons hay; released May 1870.

1871 Owned Bradley et al; towed by R.J.HACKETT.

1872, Sep Foundered Pelee Passage, Lake Erie.

1879 New deck.

1880 Towed by various Bradley Line steamers.

1891, Jun 4 Owned M.A. Bradley; sunk in collision at Pelee Passage, ONT.

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
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

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BROWN, FAYETTE (1868, Schooner)