EMMA THOMPSON U135168

Site Description

  • Bulk Freighter
  • 22ffw 8m
  • 127ft Length
  • North Channel, Lake Huron
  • N46 04.096 W082 19.450

  • 1875, April 10 Launched East Saginaw, Michigan; cost $20,000 1875, June 7 Aground Carrollton bar, boiler exploded
  • 1875, October 8 Enrolled Port Huron
  • 1878, April 11 Owned William Callum, Saginaw, Michigan 1879, April 4 Owned Stephen C. Hall, Muskegon, Michigan
  • 1880, March 27 Owned Charles T. Brown, Port Sherman, Michigan & Stephen C. Hall, Muskegon, Michigan; towed H.A.RICHMOND
  • 1880, May Damaged in collision with schooner KATE LYONS near Chicago in fog
  • 1880, August 3 Owned Simeon Cobb, Chicago; machinery removed, changed to 2 masted schooner
  • 1881, April 29 Rebuilt to screw steamer, 238.82 gross/159.44 net tons; ran Chicago to Muskegon; given engine of prop AKRON (US394)
  • 1881, July 8 Owned Simeon Cobb, Chicago & H.L. Simonds, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1884, July 17 Rebuilt & readmeasured, Chicago, 125.9 x 27.6 x 12.8′,
  • 260.62 gros /176.23 net tons
  • 1886, August Became waterlogged bound Muskegon, Michigan to Chicago, Illinois with hemlock lumber
  • 1888, April 28 Readmeasured 276.28 gross/198.98 net tons
  • 1888, May 9 Owned S.Cobb, H.L. Simonds & W.G. Phelps, Chicago, Illinois 1889 New Boiler 7 x 12 by Johnston Brothers
  • 1893, February 28 Owned S. Cobb & W.G. Phelps, Chicago 1894, July 6 Owned S. Cobb
  • 1895, September 5 Owned Brice A. Miller, Chicago 1897, April 29 Owned E.N. Hatch, St.Joseph, Michigan
  • 1898, April 15 Owned Cameron Lumber Company & Henry Bennett, Milwaukee; towed barges KELDERHOUSE, WELLS, WESLEY & ATMOSPHERE
  • 1898, May Ashore Fisherman’s Island, broken shoe
  • 1901, June 8 Capsized Charlevoix, Michigan, Lake Michigan
  • 1902, November 18 Owned Kelley’s Shingle Company, Traverse City, Michigan
  • 1908, June 18 Owned Henry G. Oberbauer & William H. Johnson, Alpena, Michigan
  • 1911, March 16 Owned James B. Maddock, Detroit, Michigan 1914, May 24 Wrecked, Lake Huron

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