MUSKINGUM (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
16413
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Presley & Stephens
Original Owner and Location:
Hubby, Hughes Company, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
139' 4"
Beam:
25' 10"
Depth:
11' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
382 52/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bois Blanc Island, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
15 Nov 1868
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL, went ashore in a storm & wrecked.
History

1856, Apr 29 Enrolled at Cleveland, OH.

1859 Owned James H. Holcomb, Cleveland.

1859, Oct Owned Holcomb, Harvey & Co, New York, NY.

1861, Jul Returned to Chicago from East Coast; enrolled at Chicago.

1863 Owned James H. Wood, Chicago; large repairs.

1864 Enrolled at Buffalo, NY.

1865 Owned Chicago, repaired; readmeasured 259 gross tons.

1866, Oct Damaged in collision, Lake St. Clair.

1868, Nov 16 Wrecked, 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

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MUSKINGUM (1856, Schooner)