ADVENTURE (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
105567
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Master Carpenter:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
John & Walter H. Oades, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
104'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
148.97
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kelleys Island, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
7 Oct 1903
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Limestone
Notes:
Caught fire while tied to Kelley's Island, Lime and Transport Co. dock.
History

1877, Apr Overhauled & painted at Oade's Shipyard, Detroit, MI

1878, Apr 2 Owned Edward Cunningham & F.P. Wallace, Detroit, MI.

1891, Feb 14 Owned H.C. Case & J.F. Padley, Sheffield, OH.

1895, Apr 11 Owned J.H. Padley of Sheffeild, OH & J.M. Robinson, Lorain, OH.

1896, Feb 4 Owned J.M. Robinson, Lorain, OH.

1897, Apr 20 Owned J. M. Robinson, Lorain & Frederick Groch, Sandusky, OH; rebuilt Sandusky, OH as screw steambarge; 108 x 24 x 8.3, 141.72 gross tons & 95.37 net; 16 x 18" hp engine from Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron; 5 1/2 x 12' firebox boiler.

1897, May 26 Owned A.C. Moss, Sandusky, OH, J.M. Robinson, Lorain, OH, & Frederick Groch, Sandusky, OH.

1898, Jun 8 Owned Frederick Groch, Sandusky, OH.

1901, May 31 Owned Charles Beyschlag, Joseph Lowes & John Beyschlag, St. Clair, MI.

1903, Oct 12 Port Huron, documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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ADVENTURE (1875, Schooner)