SUNNY SIDE

Registry and Rig Information

Name SUNNY SIDE
Registry U.S.
Official Number 22388
Rig Schooner

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 164.00
Width 34.00
Depth 13.00
Gross Tonnage 563.00
Net Tonnage 535.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt in 1874. Rebuilt in 1882, no change of tonnage.
History Owner, A.C. Burt, terminal date estimated; possibly more owners between A.C. Burt and Thomas Axworthy.Ashore at Black River (Lorain), OH, August 24, 1871, with cargo of 46,963 bushels oats. Released August 26 by tug SATELLITE.
Ashore on Bois Blanc Island, Straits of Mackinac, c.May 18, 1876; released with minor damage.
While in tow of steamer WILLIAM H. BARNUM, along with consorts I.N. FOSTER and DUROY (which is an incorrect newspaper spelling), about 9 p.m., August 19, 1883, was struck by squall. SUNNY SIDE struck FOSTER, stoving in former's bow; tow line broke two hours later as vessel's stove-in bow filled, and she rolled over and sank in thirty fathoms water. Accident occurred about four miles off North Fox Island, Lake Michigan, and vessel was bound from Escanaba, MI, for Cleveland, OH, with iron ore. No loss of life. Final document surrendered at Cleveland, OH, February 5, 1884, endorsed \"Vessel sunk and abandoned.\"

Build Information

Builder Campbell & Owen
Place Built Detroit, MI
Date Built 1862-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
H.N. Strong1862-00-001872-00-00U.S.22388
A.C. Burt1872-00-001880-00-00U.S.22388
Thomas Axworthy1880-00-001881-00-00U.S.22388
Robert Kerr1881-00-001883-00-00U.S.22388