MAYFLOWER (1852, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
16468
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B.B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
P.S. Sternberg & Co. et al, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
185'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
12' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
623 77/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Abino near Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
4 Nov 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked in gale.
History

1852, Apr 27 Enrolled Buffalo; ran Buffalo - Chicago.

1853, Feb 28 Burned at Chicago; cabin destroyed.

1853, Oct 11 Broke cross head, Lake Erie.

1853, Dec 8 Aground Mackinaw, MI.

1854, March 4 Owned P.S. Sternberg & Co.

1854, Nov Lost deckload in Saginaw Bay gale.

1854, Nov 12 Collision with schooner ARCTAURUS, St. Clair River.

1855 Ran Buffalo - Chicago on People's Line.

1858, Jul Collision with schooner MINNESOTA off Long Point, Lake Erie; repaired Erie, PA.

1858, Nov Struck Chicago bar.

1861 Feb New stern.

1862, May Collision with Canadian propeller near Buffalo.

1863 Strengthened.

1865, Sep 9 Remeasured, 2 decks, 1 mast, 662.29 tons x 181.6 x 27.5 x 11.5

1865, Nov Sunk, head Detroit River; repaired Detroit.

1866, Apr Broke rudder.

1866, May 29 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit, 1 deck, 1 mast, 184 x 28.3 x 12', 691.47 tons.

1867, Jul 20 Rebuilt by Campbell, Owen & Co.

1869, Jan Sold by Charles Goodrich to Alex Johnston.

1869, May Collision with steamer DOVE, St. Clair River.

1871, Apr Collision with propeller CANISTEO, Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1871, Nov Collision with tug REBEL, Chicago.

1872 Ran Chicago - Lake Superior.

1872, Oct 10 Owned A.C. Burt & N.C. Ralph, Detroit.

1873 Ran on Ward Line, Buffalo - Duluth.

1875, Sep 8 Wrecked Lake Huron near Port Austin, MI, Lake Huron.

1876 Made steambarge.

1879, Apr 28 Owned H.G. Blanchard, Detroit.

1883, Apr 30 Rebuilt 415.36 gross / 347.95 net tons.

1883, Nov 4 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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MAYFLOWER (1852, Propeller)