FLYING CLOUD (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
H. Esselstyn et al, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
124'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (old style):
367
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Glen Arbor, MI, Sleeping Bear.
Lake Michigan.

Date:
29 Oct 1892
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
23,000 bushels oats.
Notes:
Driven ashore, broke up on rocks.
History

1852 Enrolled French Creek, NY.

1853, Sep / Oct Capsized off Racine, WI, Lake Michigan; drifted for several weeks; recovered & towed to Muskegon, MI; repaired.

1855 Collision with schooner PIERPONT, Lake Ontario.

1861, Oct 22 Aground Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1861, Nov Repaired at Detroit, MI.

1862, Oct Aground Nine Mile Point, Lake Ontario, with wheat.

1865 Rebuilt; readmeasured, 134.3 x 25.5 x 10.6', 274.84 gross tons.

1866, Apr 30 Owned Fowler & Esselstyn, enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867, Apr 2 Owned A.W. Hain et al, Chicago, IL; US9196.

1869, Apr 18 Owned Phillip Laver et al, Chicago.

1871, Jan 30 Owned Jas. Callon et al, Chicago.

1879, May 13 Owned Jas. Holdsworth, Chicago.

1852, Apr 18 Rebuilt, 133.3 x 25.5 x 10.8', 255.75 gross tons, 242.97 net tons.

1887, Apr 15 Owned Thomas Scott et al, Chicago.

1887, Sep Damaged in Lake Huron gale; repaired.

1889, Feb 27 Owned Edw. Comerford, Chicago.

1892, Nov 10 Documents surrendered, vessel lost.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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FLYING CLOUD (1852, Schooner)