MOSS, A.H. (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
1025
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermilion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
P.F. Crosier
Original Owner and Location:
O.A. Leonard, Vermilion, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
139.6'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (old style):
426
Capacity:
21,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Presque Isle.
Lake Huron.
Date:
29 Oct 1887
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Broke loose from tow propeller ELFINMERE; crew rescued by tug ANNIE MOILES.
History

1863, Jun Launched.

1865 Readmeasured 304.19 gross / 289 net tons.

1868, Nov Damaged in storm near Point Betsey, Lake Michigan.

1870 Grounded Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior.

1871, Apr Ashore on Waugaschance Island near Straits of Mackinac; towed to Milwaukee for repairs.

1871, Jun Collision with schooner A. Bronson, St. Clair River.

1871, Sep Lost mainmast, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1872, Sep 27 Damaged when propeller LADY FRANKLIN, who was towing her & scow MOSES GAGE grounded.

1876 Owned Cohen et al, Cleveland, OH.

1879 Owned Becker, Cleveland.

1881, May Owned John Hurley; overhauled.

1882, Nov 23 Aground at Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1883 Rebuilt.

1885-87 Towed by steambarge EMPIRE.

1887, Oct 29 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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MOSS, A.H. (1863, Schooner)