STEELE, GEORGE (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
10211
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Three Mile Bay, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Original Owner and Location:
Duncan McCollum, Oswego, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
24' 6"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
350
Capacity:
16,500 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oscoda, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
26 Oct 1898
How:
Driven ashore & wrecked
History

1856, November Ashore, Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan

1857, September Collided with steamer DISPATCH, St.Clair Flats

1860 Owned Denfield & Company, Oswego, New York; strengthened

1863 Owned Martin Gunderson, Chicago

1865 Readmeasured 270.5 gross tons

1866 Owned F.W. Gudergham, Chicago

1871 Owned Long, et.al., Chicago; partly rebuilt

1874, October Ashore Green Bay, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1878 Rebuilt

1879 Owned J.M. Long, Chicago

1881, August 4 Collided with schooner BERTIE CALKINS, Cheboygan,

Michigan, Lake Huron

1882, Fall Collided with schooner IDA KEITH, St.Clair Flats

1883 Major repairs

1886, September 28 Stranded with grain, Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron

1898, October 26 Wrecked

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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STEELE, GEORGE (1855, Schooner)