HIGHLAND CHIEF (1853, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
11192
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairport, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Chancy Rich
Original Owner and Location:
T.W. Byrnes & Samuel Owen, Fairport, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
68' 9"
Beam:
17' 5"
Depth:
4' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
49 82/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
27 Sep 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in storm, attempting to enter harbor. 1896 Wreck located.
History

1853, Apr 27 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1856, May 5 Owned E.J. Guthrie & Samuel Owen, Cleveland District.

1857, Jun 10 Owned H.M. Eddy, Euclid & Samuel Owen, Mentor, OH.

1858, Sep 17 Owned T.W. Byrns & Samuel Owen.

1859, Oct 14 Owned Eli A. Dayton & T.W. Byrns, Fairport.

1866, Jun 18 Aground Fairport, Lake Erie with wood, with schooners ALMIRA & JOSEPHINE.

1868 US11192, 39.94 gross tons.

1871 Ashore Lake Erie; owned Yates, Cleveland, OH.

1873, Sep 27 Wrecked, Lake Ontario.

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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HIGHLAND CHIEF (1853, Scow Schooner)