NARRAGANSETT (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
18110
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Harmon, Quayle & Company, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
139' 10"
Beam:
26' 10"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
398
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Goderich, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 May 1901
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Bound Detour - Port Huron, Michigan for repairs, became waterlogged & was abandoned by her crew. Picked up by steamer ADVANCE who towed her until she sank 11 miles off Goderich, ONT.
History

1861 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1862, May Sunk schooner RAPID in collision off Clay Banks; one life lost.

1865, Oct 31 Lost mainsail, Lake Erie; 316 tons.

1867, Oct Chartered at Cleveland for Liverpool, England carrying petroleum. Spent next five years on ocean trade in Cuba, US ports, Mexico & Europe; rebuilt during this time.

1868 Owned Charles Coats & George Hall, Cleveland; 316.66 gross tons,

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1872, Jun Back to Lakes; owned Murphy & Hall, Cleveland; chartered

for ore trade.

1872, Sep Foundered in gale near Hammond Bay, MI; abandoned by owners.

1872, Oct Released by steamer MAGNET.

1873 Repaired, Detroit Dry Dock.

1876 Owned George Hall, Cleveland.

1877, Nov 10 Damaged in Lake Huron gale; cargo iron.

1879, May Owned Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee.

1880, July 13 Collision with schooner FALMOUTH off Port Washington; repaired, Wolf & Davidson.

1880, Oct Towed by BENTON.

1901, May 13 Sunk, 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

NARRAGANSETT (1861, Schooner)
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NARRAGANSETT (1861, Schooner)