COLLINS, M. L. (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
16614
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C. Jamison
Original Owner and Location:
M. L. Collins, Toledo, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
116'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
301
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Waugoschance Point.
lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Apr 1893
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Went aground in gale, broke up before she could be released.
History

1854 Enrolled Miami District, owned M. L. Collins.

1863 Owned King & Steel, Toledo.

1866, Jun Damaged in gale, Lake Erie.

1868 US16614, 211.49 gross tons.

1869 Repaired.

1871, Jul 16 Damaged sails, Lake Erie.

1871, Nov Salt laden, ashore Point au Pelee; repaired Clark's Drydock, Detroit, MI.

1873, May Owned Stone, et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1874, May Struck rock at Milwaukee.

1875, Dec In Manitowoc, WI shipyard to be lengthened 14' by Peter Larson; 3 masts; readmeasured 231 gross / 220 net tons.

1876 Owned Owneed Plathner et al, Milwaukee.

1877 Owned H. Dertling, Milwaukee.

1879 Owned Plathner, Milwaukee.

1883 Released from rocks in Sister Bay, towed to Sturgeon Bay by tug WELCOME.

1884 Major repair.

1889, May 9 Sailor Theo Gabrielson knocked overboard, drowned in South Manitou Harbor.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COLLINS, M. L. (1854, Schooner)