KELLEY, FRED (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
120074
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Shepard, Henry & Co., Erie, PA.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
212.2'
Beam:
32.8'
Depth:
14.2'
Tonnage (gross):
665.88
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Inside West breakwater, Cleveland, OH.
Date:
  1910
How:
Abandoned.
History

1871 Enrolled Toledo, OH as barge; changed to schooner two weeks later.

1872 Ran Escanaba, MI - Cleveland, OH with ore.

1873, Apr 19 Enrolled Erie, PA; rebuilt Balley's, Toledo as screw bulk freighter, 2 decks, 3 masts, 926.54 gross / 731.51 net tons, 24 + 44 x 42", 680hp @ 82rpm steeple compound engine by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH (1872); two firebox boilers, 7' 6" x 18' @ 70# steam, McGregor, Detroit, MI. (1872)

1873, Nov Lost consort barge BESSIE, Beaver Island.

1874, Apr Collision with propeller MERCHANT at Straits.

1874, Apr Aground St. Clair Flats.

1875, May Collision with steambarge SWALLOW, Toledo, OH.

1875, Jun Damaged wheel, blown on rocks, Soo.

1879, May 15 Owned H. J. Johnson et al, Cleveland, OH.

1880 Rebuilt; towed MR WARNER, Lake Superior; ore trade.

1881, May Ashore Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1882 Rebuilt 37 x 38 hpnc engine; two tubular boilers 7.5 x 18' @ 76# steam.

1885 Towed schooner GOSHAWK Duluth coal & grain trade.

1887, Jun 14 Grounded consort JOHN O'NEIL Pt. Edward.

1889, Apr 8 Owned Bradley Transportation Co., et al, Cleveland, OH.

1890, Jul Ore laden, leaking, Escanaba, MI.

1894, May 11 Rebuilt, 1 deck, 1 mast, 770.12 gross / 575.09 net tons.

1895 Ashore off south Chicago, IL.

1907 Towed M. B. GROVER & ADRIATIC.

1910 Abandoned Cleveland, OH.

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

KELLEY, FRED (1871, Schooner)
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KELLEY, FRED (1871, Schooner)