WILSON, ANNABELL (1887, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
106475
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Dulac
Original Owner and Location:
Captain J.W. Wescott & Captain Thomas Wilson, Detroit, MI & Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
174'
Beam:
32.2'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
490.63
Tonnage (net):
467
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Dunkirk, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Jul 1913
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
1,000 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound from Erie, PA to Port Colborne, ONT under tow of METEOR, became waterlodded & sank; all but captain & his wife rescued.
History

1887 Towed by J.W. WESCOTT, SPOKANE & SITKA.

1888 Owned Charles Hebard & Son; home port Pequaming, MI; towed by CHARLES HEBARD & J.H. SHRIGLEY in Lake Superior lumber trade through 1900.

1901 Owned Luther P. Graves; home port Buffalo, NY; repairs.

1906 Repairs.

1908 Owned Holland & Graves, Buffalo.

1911 Owned Graves & Bigwood, Buffalo.

1913 May have been owned Canadian; sank in Lake Erie storm.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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

WILSON, ANNABELL (1887, Schooner-barge)
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