CONSTITUTION U4568

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  • Schooner Barge
  • 20ffw 7m
  • 148ft Length
  • Kelley’s Island, Lake Erie
  • 41 36.504 82 43.752

Chronological History #

  • 1861 Mar 21 Launched.
  • 1861 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.
  • 1862 Sep Collision with schooner W.B. ODGEN, Lake Huron.
  • 1862 Oct 28 Aground at Conneaut, OH, with wheat.
  • 1869 Nov Lost sails, damaged Lake Huron.
  • 1870 Repaired Fitzgerald & Leighton’s yard, Port Huron; new deck, bowspirit & jib-boom.
  • 1871 Owned Porter & Merrill, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 1873 Sep 10 Aground Peche Island, Detroit River, with grain.
  • 1876 Owned Peter Wex et al, Buffalo, NY.
  • 1876 Oct 26 Ashore at Whitefish Point; towed to Manitowoc by tug LEVIATHAN for repairs; owned Hibbard & Vance.
  • 1879 Owned F. Hurlbut, Green Bay, WI.
  • 1881 Mar 4 Receiving new stern at Cleveland; 145 x 32 x 12, 422 gross tons, 401.54 net tons.
  • 1889 Aug 30 – 31 Stranded after tow line parted; released.
  • 1889 Sep 4 Steamer J.H. SHRIGLEY & tow CONSTITUTION ran ashore on Middle Island; released after jettisoning coal cargo.
  • 1890 Apr 8 Owned A.N. Pinet.
  • 1891 Apr 16 Owned Fred Krause, Port Huron District.
  • 1898 Towed by MAGGIE DUNCAN with FAVORITE.
  • 1906 Sep 21 Owned Runnels & Sinclair, Port Huron; sank at dock, overloaded with limestone at Kelly’s Island.

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