ALVERSON, HOMER D. (1885, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
85847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Six hatches 8' x 14'; cost: $40,000 outfit furnished David Robeson, Jr.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Dunford & Alverson
Master Carpenter:
Thomas A. Alverson
Original Owner and Location:
Dunford & Alverson, Port Huron, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
195.8'
Beam:
35.5'
Depth:
14.5'
Tonnage (gross):
761
Tonnage (net):
723
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Papham Beach, ME.
Portland, ME.
Date:
5 Dec 1898
How:
Went ashore, abandoned.
History

1885, Jun 1 Hit by A.L. HOPKINS St. Clair River while in tow of AUSTRALASIA.

1886 Owned Gilchrist & Company, Cleveland, OH.

1894, Jun 4 Collision with steambarge GEORGE SPENCER Sault St. Marie, MI; $1,000 damages.

1898, Dec 5 Ashore near Papham Beach, ME.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

ALVERSON, HOMER D. (1885, Schooner)
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ALVERSON, HOMER D. (1885, Schooner)