FAVORITE (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
9161
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Luff
Original Owner and Location:
A. Gilchrist, et al, Newport (Marine City), MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
166.3'
Beam:
31.2'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
616
Final Disposition
Date:
  1921
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Possibly abandoned 1910; out of documentation 1922.
History

1863, Jul Launched.

1865 Readmeasured 451.7 gross / 434.11 net tons.

1866 Owned Mann et al, Buffalo, NY.

1866, Oct Damaged sails, Lake Erie.

1867, Sep 28 Aground Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron; released by LEVIATHAN after jettisoned 25 tons coal; towed to Mackinaw; bound for Chicago.

1869, Jun Aground Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron with pig iron; released.

1869, Sep 29 Lost jibboom & bowsprit by collision with a tow, schooner J.R. BENTLEY, Port Huron.

1869, Oct 19 Damaged in collision with schooner JOHN WEEDEN, off Sheboygan, WI.

1869, Nov Damaged in Lake Michigan storm.

1871 Owned H.J. Winslow, Buffalo.

1871, Jun 6 Aground at Buffalo, NY with corn; released by 3 tugs.

1871, Sep Received new main & main topmast.

1871, Sep Sprung leak on Lake Erie, grain laden.

1873, Sep Aground Ashtabula, OH, Lake Erie; owned Harnett et al, Buffalo.

1875, Jun 2 Wrecked, Lake Huron at False Presque Isle.

1879 Owned Montgomery et al, Buffalo; rig reduced to two masts; schooner.

1881, Oct 25 Sold by J.H. DeGraff et al, Tonawanda, NY to William Mitchell of Bay City, MI; rebuilt as barge.

1882, Mar 27 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1885, Jul Rig changed to schooner, Port Huron.

1885, Sep 26 Sprang leak, towed to Bayfield, WI by steambarge FOLSOM.

1886, Apr 16 Owned E.J. Vance, Bay City, MI.

1888, Jun 30 Enrolled owned Henry N. Loud, AuSable, MI.

1889, Mar 23 Owned H.E. Runnels, Port Huron.

1893, Jun 29 Ashore at AuSable.

1899 Repaired.

1900 Repaired.

1903 Owned Runnels & Sinclair, Port Huron.

1907 Owned Flanner & Reeves, Detroit, MI.

1909 Owned Winand Schlosser, Milwaukee, WI.

1910 Owned Butler Bros. & Hoff, Detroit; rig changed to barge.

1910, Feb 21 Owned W.E. Ellery, Detroit.

1914 Laid up & abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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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