ADIRONDACK (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
1385
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:
Wade & Chapman, Ogdensburg, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139.2'
Beam:
25.7'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (old style):
394
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Manitou Island, MI
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Sep 1893
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Bound for Chicago, IL; stranded in heavy fog & gale on rocky bottom. Wreck stripped & abandoned by Sep 20.
History

1864 First enrolled Ogdensburg, NY.

1865 291.65 gross tons, 277.07 net tons.

1866, Oct Damaged by collision with schooner JAMES PLATT, Detroit, MI, Detroit River.

1866, Nov Dismasted & lost entire outfit on Lake Huron.

1871 Received new deck.

1872 Large repairs.

1872, Oct 5 Dismasted between Rondeau, ONT & Point au Pelee, ONT, Lake Erie; towed to Detroit by tug RIVER QUEEN.

1876 Owned D. Whitney Jr., Detroit.

1882 Owned Chicago parties, IL.

1883, Oct Collided with steambarge WILDS at Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1893, Sep 14 Stranded in fog and gale, South Manitou Island, MI, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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ADIRONDACK (1862, Schooner)