LATHROP, S.H. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
22396
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.T. Lathrop, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (old style):
257
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Alpena, MI. Lake Huron
Date:
 May 1902
How:
Stripped & abandoned.
Notes:
Stripped, towed from Fletcher's dock at Alpena, MI to the beach on Thunder Bay. 1905, Dec 2 Enrollment surrendered.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1857, May Collision with barque WATER WITCH, Lake Michigan.

1857, Nov Broke lock, Welland Canal.

1858, Apr Ashore Detroit River.

1860, Apr 30 Beached at 40 Mile Point, Lake Huron, pulled off by tug ELLIOTT, arrived Detroit May 18, cargo 1,000 barrels water lime thrown overboard; tug LEVIATHAN assisted in salvage.

1862, Jul Sunk by collision with bark W. STURGIS, Point au Pelee Passage, Lake Erie, bound Buffalo - Cape Vincent with corn.

1862, Oct 28 Raised; repaired & rebuilt Buffalo, 357 tons.

1864 Owned E.G. Merrick & Son, Oswego, NY.

1865 278.81 gross tons.

1868 Owned Detroit, MI.

1870 Rebuilt.

1871 Owned D. Whitney, Detroit.

1871, Sep Damaged by collision with schooner BROOKLYN, Welland Canal.

1872, Oct Aground at Hinckley's Flats, St. Lawrence River, steam-barge WESTFORD grounded trying to get her off; revenue cutter CHASE got them off.

1876 278 gross ton barge, ex-schooner; owned Hubbard & Co., Sandusky, OH.

1876, Apr 17 Owned F.W. Gilchrist, Alpena, MI.

1878, May 9 Aground Lime Kilns, Detroit River with lumber; released & repaired.

1879 Repaired.

1891, Nov Lost, searched for by steamer GARDEN CITY.

1902, May Stripped & abandoned Alpena, MI.

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

LATHROP, S.H. (1856, Schooner)
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LATHROP, S.H. (1856, Schooner)