BAKER, TIMOTHY (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
24156
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: "clipper schooner"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Ruggles
Original Owner and Location:
Ruggles & Mowry, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
121'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
294
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pelee Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Sep 1888
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Ashore several miles below "The Dummy" (Bar Point Light). Crew presumed lost. Broke up in storm Oct 8, 1888.
History

1857-1865 Same owners.

1865 Readmeasured, 224.23 gross tons.

1866 Owned John Weber, Cleveland, OH.

1867 Rebuilt.

1871 Owned, Fifield, Cleveland, OH.

1876-1879 Owned, Radcliffe, et al, Cleveland, OH; "large repairs 1875".

1881, Fall Ashore at Windmill Pt., Lake Erie.

1881, Mar 21 Owned M.P. Scott, Marine City; major repairs; 121.8' x 24.8' x 10.5, 224 gross tons/215 net tons.

1888, Nov 1 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron, MI, "wrecked".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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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BAKER, TIMOTHY (1857, Schooner)