WHITNEY, GRACE (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
10239
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
R. Calkins
Original Owner:
D. Whitney, Jr.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
289
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Bar Point
Lake Erie
Date:
30 Jul 1910
How:
collision
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
rammed by steel bulker OGDENSBURG while in tow of MAINE with consorts URANUS and F. M. KNAPP; sank, 2 lives lost; bound Sandusky, OH-Port Huron, MI
History

1866, Nov Towed to Oswego, NY to be rigged

1867, apr Ogdensburg, NY and toledo, OH trade

1868 Owned Detroit, MI

1871 Owned D. Whitney, Jr., Detroit

1875 Repaired

1879 Enrolled as barge

1880, Oct Towed by GLASGOW with consorts INDIA, EUREKA and DASHING WAVE; Bay City and Ogdensburg; lumber trade

1882 Rebuilt

1882, May Towed by ALPENA with consorts NELSON, WINONA and FAVORITE; Buffalo, Duluth and Ohio ports; coal and iron ore trade

1885, May Towed by D. W. POWERS; Bay City lumber trade

1886-87 Towed by S. C. BALDWIN with consorts INDIA, ALBANY and DASHING WAVE

1889-90 Towed by S. C. BALDWIN with consorts DASHING WAVE and INDIA

1892, Mar 6 Sold, Detroit parties

1898, Apr Towed by M. SICKEN

1898 Towed by WALLULA

1899 Towed by TEMPEST

1900, Jun Towed by LLOYD S. PORTER

1900, Jul/Aug Towed by S. K. MARTIN with consort LEVI RAWSON

1901, Jun Towed by M. SICKEN with consort E. J. MCVEA

1903, Oct Stranded near Ft. Gratiiot, MI

1910, Jul 30 Collision, sank

1911, Apr 24 document surrendered

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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WHITNEY, GRACE (1866, Schooner)