HOLT, GEORGE W. (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
10221
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B.B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
B.B. Jones, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136' 9"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
381 29/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 miles NW of Lifesaving Station, Port Austin.
Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Jul 1880
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette, MI - Detroit, MI in tow of prop IRON AGE, sprang leak & wrecked in subsequent storm.
History

1857, Sep 23 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1858, Apr 3 Owned H.E. McGaw, Detroit, MI.

1860 Owned Buffalo, NY.

1860, Apr Collision, Lake St. Clair.

1860, May 26 Enroute to Boston, cargo black walnut lumber.

1863 Owned R. Madden, Buffalo.

1866 Owned N.C. Winslow, Buffalo.

1868 Owned Cleveland, OH; 265.85 gross tons.

1869, Aug Damaged by collision with schooner ANNA MARIA, St. Mary River.

1870, Aug 26 Sprang leak & sank in 15' of water, Grand Island Harbor.

1871 Repaired; owned Johnson, Cleveland.

1874 Very large repairs.

1876 Owned Provoost & Son, Buffalo.

1879 Owned Watson et al, Buffalo.

1880, Jul 19 Wrecked, Lake Huron; owned Captain B.R. Hoose & his daughter, Detroit.

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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HOLT, GEORGE W. (1857, Schooner)