CASS, LEWIS (1846, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermilion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Bradley
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
98'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
191.07
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Baileys Harbor, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
Sep 1865
How:
Wrecked during storm.
History

1847, Jun 1 Ran afoul of another vessel, damaged rigging Cleveland harbor.

1847, Jun 14 Ashore east Erie Peninsula near Beacon Light.

1849, Enrolled Buffalo, NY; 191.79 tons.

1852, Jun 3 Sunk in collision with steamer NORTHERN INDIANA in Maumee River; raised & repaired.

1854, Dec 4 Ashore at Conneaut, OH.

1855 Rebuilt; 191 tons.

1858, Aug Sprang leak & damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1860 Owned M. Capron, Conneaut.

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Owned Capron & Runwell (Russell?), Conneaut.

1865 Readmeasured 147 gross tons.

1865, Nov 2 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Loudon G. Wilson
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Donald V. Baut
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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CASS, LEWIS (1846, Schooner)