DYER, THOMAS (1854)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Builder Name:
Gay
Original Owner and Location:
King & Ruggles, Milan, OH.
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
299
Capacity:
14,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit, MI. Detroit River
Date:
  1862
How:
Rebuilt.
Notes:
Rebuilt as DOLPHIN by Campbell & Owen, Detroit, MI; 107' x 24.2' x 8.7'; 146 gross / 139 net tons.
History

1855 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1857, May Sunk Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.

1858, Apr Sprung leak in Lake Michigan, towed back to Milwaukee, WI; discharged cargo & repaired.

1859, Nov 1 Collided with brig on Lake St. Clair; main riggings carried away; repaired Detroit.

1860 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit.

1862 Rebuilt as schooner DOLPHIN.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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DYER, THOMAS (1854)