HARTZELL, J. HAZARD (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
12714
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.J. Williams
Original Owner and Location:
J. Kelderhouse, Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Named in honor of a noted Buffalo clergyman.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
312
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile south of Frankfort, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 Oct 1880
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound L'Anse, MI - Frankfort, MI, wrecked in gale; crew rescued by Pt. Betsey Lifesaving Station, one life lost. 1881, May 11 Cargo salvaged.
History

1863, May Named in honor of a clergyman of Buffalo, NY; enrolled Buffalo.

1864 Owned Rice & Parsons, Buffalo.

1868 Burned rigging in fire at Detroit dry dock, hull saved; having new decks put in; owned Captain Jack Rice & Captain Parsons, Buffalo; 252 gross tons, 129.6 x 25.4 x 10.6.

1869, Oct Leaking, Lake Michigan with grain; towed to Milwaukee, WI.

1871, Apr Aground Mamajuda, Detroit River with coal; released.

1874, Oct Damaged by gale at Toledo, Lake Erie.

1876 Owned Captain Cummings, Buffalo.

1878 Repaired; owned Taylor & Crate, Buffalo.

1880, Oct 16 Went ashore, Lake Michigan in "Alpena storm"; owned James W. Jones, Detroit.

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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HARTZELL, J. HAZARD (1863, Schooner)