DAWN (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Official Number:
6127
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
A. Cook, Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
87.37'
Beam:
19.1'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
90
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Washington, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Aug 1891
How:
Capsized & stranded.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Waterlogged, capsized & later drifted ashore; crew rescued by steamer JOHN SCHROEDER.
History

1861 Owned H.F. Bacon & Co., Ogdensburg, NY; rebuilt, 114 tons old style.

1861, Jul Collided with propeller BRANTFORD, Cornwall, St. Lawrence River.

1863 Owned Miller & Liebenstein, Chicago, IL.

1863, Aug Ashore, Kalamazoo, Lake Michigan.

1868 Enrolled Chicago, IL; 79.58 gross tons; US6127.

1871 Rebuilt 79 gross tons.

1877 Repaired.

1879 Owned S. Sampson, Chicago, IL.

1882 Major repair.

1885 82.29 gross / 78.18 net tons.

1891, Aug 23 Capsized & stranded Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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DAWN (1858, Schooner)