Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 26225
Rig Schooner

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 135.65
Width 25.68
Depth 11.59
Masts 2
Gross Tonnage 377.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Readmeasured, 1865. New gross tonnage of 264.37
History Damaged in a storm in October 1860 and put in to Milwaukee, WI, for repairs, $500 loss. Collided with schooner PERRY HANNAH near Malden, Ontario, in September 1861. $100 loss, head gear was replaced. Ran aground and released at Waugoshance Island, Lake Michigan, in April 1864, $4,000 loss.
Disposition Ran aground on Gray's Reef, Lake Michigan, on November 7, 1868. Hull went to pieces from the elements. WALRUS was carrying a load of barley at the time.

Build Information

Builder Stephens & Laffrienier
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built June 4, 1857


Source Gerry Metzler Great Lakes Vessel Database

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Spaids, H. C.1857-06-04U.S.26225
Spaid, T. E.1857-06-04U.S.26225
Barclay, Hugh1857-06-04U.S.26225
Clay, S.1859-06-20U.S.26225
Stone, E. S.1861-03-21U.S.26225
Hibbard, W. B.1862-07-08U.S.26225
Hudson, E. W.1864-04-161865-05-09U.S.26225
Halsted, J. J.1866-03-151868-11-07U.S.26225