MOTT, RICHARD (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
21181
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
147'
Beam:
26.7'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (old style):
296
Final Disposition
Date:
  1914
How:
Abandoned.
History

1854, Aug 11 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, Sep 19 Aground South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan with coal & lumber.

1858, Apr Ashore Straits of Mackinac; jettisoned cargo.

1860 Owned Morse & Perrine, Buffalo, MY: large repairs.

1860, Jul Struck by lightning at Toledo, OH, Lake Erie.

1863 Owned Holt & Calkins, Chicago, IL.

1863, Oct Grounded Chicago Harbor.

1865 Readmeasured 200 gross tons.

1868 Rebuilt; 202.14 gross tons.

1868, Aug 8 Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1883, Jul 30 Lost main boom at North Point, Lake Michigan.

1885, Jun Collided with tow barge of propeller OREGON on Lake Michigan; repaired at Milwaukee, WI.

1892, Nov Stranded of reef in North Bay, Lake Michigan.

1895, May 13-14 Wrecked in storm.

1910 Owned Sturgeon Bay Store Co., WI; previously owned Larsen & Soren Termandsen.

1914 Laid up.

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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MOTT, RICHARD (1854, Schooner)