DANFORTH, F.L. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
120018
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Danforth & Jones, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
187'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
715
Tonnage (net):
679
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Date:
30 Jul 1907
How:
Wrecked.
History

1873, Sep Collided with schooner LAURA EMMA.

1874, Apr Grounded St. Clair Flats.

1874, Nov Rigging damaged, Lake Michigan gale.

1878, Jul 11 Grounded Harsens Island, St. Clair River.

1879 Owned Montgomery, Buffalo, NY.

1881 Lumber trade Bay City, MI - Buffalo.

1883 Rebuilt.

1883, Nov Lost jibs in gale off AuSable, Lake Huron.

1892 Ran into Point Edward Dock, Lake Huron; damaged.

1893, Apr 20 Ashore near Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan; owned J.C. Higgle.

1895 Canadian; C97011 or C90711; 193 x 33.7 x 14', 643 tons.

1898 Towed by ERIN.

1906 813 tons.

1907, Jul 30 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

DANFORTH, F.L. (1872, Schooner)
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DANFORTH, F.L. (1872, Schooner)