Quayle & Sons, Cleveland OH

Most recent update: May 15, 2016.


Thomas Quayle, a shipbuilder from the Isle of Man, started this shipyard in 1847, first with John Coady as his partner (1847-1849), then with Luther Moses (1849-1854), then with John Martin (1854-1873), and finally with his three sons (1873-1890).   The yard was on Stones Levee at West 3rd Street.  Anyone who can add to the table below, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition

Built by Coady, Quayle & Co.

    Caroline Diamond Line Brigantine 257 1848 Wrecked 1860 near Plymouth MA

Built by Quayle & Moses

  10815 Granite State   Cargo Ship 352 1852 Stranded 1881 near Clay Banks WI
    Nile   Propeller 650 1852 Exploded 1864 in Detroit

Built by Quayle & Martin

  21448 Robert H. Foss A. Marsh et al Cargo Ship 259 1854 Disposition unknown
    Dean Richmond   Schooner 380 1856 Sold 1858 to British owners
  4264 Cuyahoga   Cargo Ship 601 1856 NLD 1883
  6134 D. R. Martin   Schooner 465 1857 Wrecked 1904 on Devil's I.
  12793 John Martin Edward Darley Propeller 170 1857 Sank 1890 in Georgian Bay
  4376 Cleveland   Cargo Ship 461 1860 Scrapped 1900
  16325 Mary E. Perew   Bark 496 1861 Abandoned 1905
    Howell Hoppock   Schooner 408 1862 Sold 1886 to British owners
  19765 Parana   Bark 559 1862 Scuttled 1904
  10218 George Sherman   Bark 406 1862 Stranded 1887 near Marquette
    Winslow   Tug 265 1862 Wrecked 1864 in Cleveland and dismantled
  22380 S. S. Rumage   Tug 102 1863 Charlie O. Smith 1893, burnt 1929 at Wallaceburg ON
  12091 Ironsides   Propeller 937 1864 Foundered 1873 off Grand Haven MI
  6102 Dean Richmond   Propeller 1,083 1864 Foundered 1893 off Dunkirk NY
  26243 Winslow   Tug 210 1865 To Canada 1902 (ON 96855), burnt 1911 in Meldrum Bay
  16433 Maria Martin   Bark 568 1866 Abandoned 1909
  4379 City of Fremont   Cargo Ship 599 1866 Adiramled 1907, foundered 1912 off Stoney I.
  13750 Joseph G. Masten   Bark 621 1867 Stranded 1897 on Twin Rivers Point WI
  26172 William T. Graves   Bark 804 1867 Stranded 1885 on Dovers Point MI
  9203 Frank Perew   Schooner 524 1867 Foundered 1892 off Whitefish Point
  24159 Thomas Quayle   Tug 202 1867 Burnt 1885 in Ontonagon MI
  22383 Sweepstakes   Tug 206 1867 Abandoned 1924
  9752 Frank W. Gifford   Schooner 452 1868 Sank 1897 off Point Betsey
  1768 Arizona   Cargo Ship 871 1868 Burnt 1922 at Cape Vincent NY
  75114 James H. Martin   Tug 37 1869 Abandoned 1918
  23761 S. J. Tilden   Schooner 613 1869 Abandoned 1924
  1910 Alva Bradley A. Bradley et al Cargo Ship 649 1870 Sank 1894 off N. Manitou I.
  2806 B. W. Blanchard   Cargo Ship 1,173 1870 Stranded 1904 off North Point MI
  75315 Joseph S. Fay   Cargo Ship 882 1871 Stranded 1905 off Forty Mile Point
  110154 Raleigh   Propeller 980 1871 Stranded 1911 on Point Abino
  80196 W. L. Wetmore   Propeller 850 1871 Stranded 1901 near Tobermory ON
  5928 City of Traverse   Cargo Ship 1,153 1871 Converted to floating dock 1915
  24989 Thomas Quayle   Schooner 644 1872 Abandoned 1928
  18731 Nellie Redington   Schooner 816 1872 To Canada 1920 (ON 141594), foundered 1933 in the St. Laurence
  120024 Fayette   Cargo Ship 322 1872 Matthew Wilson 1900, abandoned 1933
  125027 Camden   Cargo Ship 694 1872 Abandoned 1936
  75597 John M. Hutchinson   Schooner 981 1873 Foundered 1905 off Kewaunee Point
  75717 John Martin   Schooner 938 1873 In collision 1900 and sank in St. Clair River
  115167 Scotia   Schooner 858 1873 Abandoned 1928
  25874 Verona   Schooner 728 1873 Burnt 1904 in Maumee River
  25875 Vienna   Propeller 745 1873 Sank 1892 near Whitefish Point
  75511 J. B. Kitchen   Schooner 287 1873 To Canada 1907 (ON 116814), abandoned 1920

Built by Quayle & Sons

  115242 Sparta Cleveland Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,017 1874 David W. Mills 1907, wrecked 1919 on Ford Shoal
  135012 E. B. Hale A. Bradley  & others Cargo Ship 1,186 1874 Foundered 1897 above Pointe aux Barques
    Persian H. J. Winslow Cargo Ship 1,629 1874 Burnt 1875 off Long Point ON
  125452 Commodore Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 2,082 1875 Scrapped 1916
  3076 Buffalo Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,762 1878 Auburn 1899, barge 1911, abandoned 1924
  125669 Conestoga Erie & Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,726 1878 Burnt 1922 in Cardinal Canal ON
  6961 Delaware Erie & Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,731 1878 Charles B. Hill 1905, wrecked 1906 near Fairport OH
  91150 Milwaukee Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,770 1879 Yonkers 1902, made into a barge 1911, lost 1917
  125751 Chicago Western Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,847 1879 Rome 1901, burnt 1909 at Lime I.
  95610 Henry Chisholm A. Bradley Cargo Ship 1,775 1880 Wrecked 1898 on Rock of Ages Reef
  80778 Wocoken R. K. Winslow Cargo Ship 1,400 1880 Foundered 1893 near Long Point
  145268 Tacoma T. Wilson & others Cargo Ship 1,879 1881 Burnt 1914 at Ludington MI
  125918 Cumberland W. G. Winslow & others Cargo Ship 1,601 1881 Collinge 1913, Stuart W 1916, Yewbay 1923, abandoned 1923
  76199 John B. Lyon F. Perew Cargo Ship 1,710 1881 Foundered 1900 off Ashtabula
  125914 City of Rome H. J. Winslow Cargo Ship 1,908 1881 Burnt 1914 in Lake Erie
  95711 Harry E. Packer   Cargo Ship 1,183 1882 Eric W 1918, Birchbay 1923, wrecked 1923 near Portneuf QC
  126033 City of Cleveland   Schooner 1,609 1882 Wrecked 1901 on Perseverance Shoal
  80897 Wallula   Cargo Ship 1,924 1882 Scrapped 1921
  14428 Kasota   Cargo Ship 1,660 1884 A. A. Parker 1892, foundered 1903 off Grand Marais MI
  85849 George Spencer   Cargo Ship 1,360 1884 Wrecked 1905 off Thomasville MN
  126358 Charlemagne Tower, Jr.   Cargo Ship 1,825 1886 Foundered 1914 off N. Barnegat LV
  116142 Samuel Mather J. W. Moore & others Cargo Ship 1,576 1887 In collision 1891 and sank off Whitefish Point
  91928 Missoula T. Wilson & others Cargo Ship 1,926 1887 Foundered 1895 inLake Superior
  110732 Robert R. Rhodes   Cargo Ship 1,576 1887 To Canada 1912 (ON 131109), scuttled 1921 in Lake Ontario
  27630 Yakima T. Wilson & others Cargo Ship 1,986 1887 Burnt 1905 in the St Clair River
  106540 Annie M. Ash   Cargo Ship 1,258 1888 Foundered 1907 off Fire Island
  130410 Neosho R. R. Rhodes & others Cargo Ship 1,982 1888 Foundered 1919 off Fenwick LV
  150424 Pascal P. Pratt F. L. Danforth & others Cargo Ship 1,927 1888 Burnt 1908 off Long Point ON
  106539 Alfred P. Wright F. Perew Cargo Ship 2,207 1888 Burnt 1915 off Portage Entry MI
  76824 James C. Lockwood J. C. Lockwood & others Cargo Ship 2,278 1889 Case 1899, burnt 1917 off East Sister I.
  155166 Olympia T. Wilson & others Cargo Ship 2,065 1889 Scrapped 1917
  130440 Neshoto R. R. Rhodes & others Cargo Ship 2,255 1889 Wrecked 1908 at Crisp Point MI
  126650 C. B. Lockwood O. G. Kent Cargo Ship 2,139 1890 Foundered 1902 off Fairport OH
  110860 R. E. Schuck J. C. Gilchrist Cargo Ship 2,122 1890 C C Hand 1903, burnt 1913 off Big Summer I.