WARNER, J. F. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
12768
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Master Carpenter:
Captain Charles Gale
Original Owner and Location:
Augustus Handy, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
124'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
340
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near mouth of Thunder Bay River.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 Oct 1890
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber & lath.
Notes:
Parted chains while sheltering in Thunder Bay, drifted ashore & went to pieces; no loss of life reported.
History

1855 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1855-1860 In Lakes to Europe trade, lumber & staves to Liverpool, England & Pig iron from Scotland to Cleveland.

1855, Oct 10 Aground Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River.

1856, Nov 6 Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1857, Jul Collision with brig ANDESI, Straits of Mackinaw.

1862, Sep 21 Collision with schooner MARQUETTE, Cheboygan, MI, Lake Huron.

1864 Owned Battle & Riley, Detroit.

1864, Oct 20 Aground St. Mary's River.

1867 Enrolled Chicago.

1869, Sep Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River with grain.

1869, Nov Aground Alpena, MI, Lake Huron.

1869, Dec Ashore Sauble, Lake Huron; released, repaired.

1871 Owned J. Nicholson, Detroit.

1871, Sep Ashore near Cove Island, Lake Huron.

1871, Dec Owned R. J. & H. Hackett, Detroit.

1872, May Released from grounding, Cove Island.

1872, Dec Adrift, Lake Erie near Middle Sister Island; abandoned to ice for winter.

1873, Apr Recovered, Middle Sister Island; full cargo of coal.

1874, Aug Ashore, Grassy Island, Detroit River; released, repaired.

1877, Apr Repaired.

1878 Owned Phil Lester, Marine City, MI.

1880, Mar Owned Thos. Walker, Marine City.

1882 Towed by steam barge WM. COWIE, lumber trade.

1887 Rebuilt Bay City, MI.

1887 Owned John Henning, East Saginaw, MI.

1888, Oct 19 - 21 Rudder disabled, vessel stranded; released.

1891, Mar 31 Documents surrendered Port Huron, MI; "wrecked, total loss".

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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WARNER, J. F. (1855, Schooner)