FLINT, SAM (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
23660
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
O.L. Nims & Capt. Flint, Elyria, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
167.7'
Beam:
34.1'
Depth:
12.7'
Tonnage (gross):
499.38
Tonnage (net):
474
Capacity:
40,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mississagua Passage, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
27 Oct 1916
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Possibly lumber.
Notes:
Holed & sunk following loss of tow.
History

1868, Aug 29 Launched.

1868, Sep 5 Enrolled Toledo, OH.

1871 Owned Perew, Buffalo, NY.

1871, Sep Struck pier Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1871, Oct Disabled, Saginaw Bay; recovered.

1871, Nov Lost some sail, Lake Michigan.

1872, Nov 29 Aground, Bar Point, Lake Erie; released.

1874, Jan Damaged by freshet at Buffalo.

1880 Towed by OAKLAND.

1881, Mar Owned Hebbard & Thurber Lumber Co., lumber trade L'anse, MI - Buffalo, NY; cost $15,000.

1881 - 82 Towed by HURON CITY.

1884 Towed by ALPENA, Cleveland, OH & Saginaw Bay lumber trade.

1885, Mar 24 Owned F.W. Gilchrist, Alpena, MI.

1885, May Season contract by STEPHEN C. HALL to haul lumber from Detour, Oscoda, & Alpena, MI - Buffalo, NY.

1887, Jul Grounded on south reef, Milwaukee, WI.

1889, May Season contract lumber from Menominee, MI - Tonawanda, NY; towed by S.C. HALL for several years.

1899, May 10 Collided with steamer KELTON, Ashland, OH, Lake Erie.

1916, Oct. 27 Sank.

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

FLINT, SAM (1868, Schooner)
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FLINT, SAM (1868, Schooner)