COLLINGWOOD (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
4344
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
H. M. Mixer, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
131.8'
Beam:
28.4'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (old style):
379
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Midlake NE of Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
25 Nov 1882
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Cedar Posts
Notes:
Bound St. Helena - Chicago, Il, capsized in storm; 4 lives lost; survivors rescued by propeller WISCONSIN.
History

1855 Enrolled Buffalo; cost $16,000; ran Buffalo - Chicago, IL.

1855 Enrolled Chicago.

1860 Owned B. S. Sheppard, Chicago; rated A2 $9,500.

1861, Sep In collision with brig CANOPUS off Bar Point, towed to Detroit for repairs.

1863 Large repairs.

1864, Jun 6 Grain laden, returned Chicago following a leak.

1865 Owned D.S. Quirk, Chicago.

1868 Repaired.

1870 Large repairs.

1871 Owned Keith Bros., Chicago.

1872 Collision on Lake St. Clair Flats, damaged bulwarks & stanchions.

1874 Repaired.

1882, Nov 23 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COLLINGWOOD (1855, Schooner)