NEWCOMB, H.R. (1876, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
95428
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Salina (East Saginaw), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Schooner barge, 3 short masts.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
H.R. Newcomb & Company et al., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
184.4'
Beam:
32.2'
Depth:
13.6'
Tonnage (gross):
613
Capacity:
40,000 bushels; 700,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Nine Mile Point, near Oswego.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
 May 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound Ogdensburg, NY - Charlotte in tow of tug PROCTOR, she went ashore in a blinding snowstorm November 23, 1890. Efforts to salvage her were unsuccessful & she was wrecked by spring.
History

1876, May 27 Launched.

1879 Owned Rust & Co, Cleveland, OH; 2 decks; repaired.

1880, Apr 9 Owned D.M. Mallory, Cleveland; 894 gross tons.

1882 Towed by H.D.COFFINBERRY; ran upbound to Duluth, MN with

railroad iron & downbound with ore

1883 Ran coal & railroad iron up & grain down.

1885 Ran Escanaba & Lake Erie ore trade.

1888 Towed by CITY OF ROME.

1889, May Owned George Hall, Ogdensburg, NY.

1890, Nov Ashore, Oswego, NY.

1891, May Wrecked & abandoned, 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

NEWCOMB, H.R. (1876, Schooner)
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