JOHNSON, C.H. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
5833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.B. Morley
Original Owner and Location:
S.W. Johnson, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.2'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
332
Tonnage (net):
315
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Gros Cap, MI; Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Sep 1895
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Stone blocks.
Notes:
Bound for Chicago, driven on rocks in storm & broke up quickly; crew rescued by fisherman.
History

1870, May 6 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1872 - 73 Laid up Port Huron.

1875, Apr 10 Collison with steamer CITY OF SANDUSKY at Cleveland.

1877 Large repairs.

1878, Nov 6 Disabled at Port Washington, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1881 Towed by OHIO in Cleveland & Marquette ore trade.

1882 Towed by COLUMBIA.

1883, Sep Struck bridge at Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1886 Towed by W.L. WETMORE.

1887 Towed by SIBERIA & N.K. FAIRBANKS.

1889 Towed by C.J. KERSHAW & ROBERT R. RHODES.

1890 Towed by VIENNA.

1892, Nov 12 Aground Forest Bay, Lake Huron; released.

1895, Sep 23 Owned H. Henderson, Cleveland, OH; wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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JOHNSON, C.H. (1870, Schooner)