SHUPE, WILLIAM (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
26672
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Shupe
Master Carpenter:
R. A. Davis
Original Owner and Location:
Valentine Fries, Milan, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
129.4'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (old style):
318
Final Disposition
Final Location:
about 8 miles northwest of Port Huron, MI
Lake Huron
Date:
19 May 1894
How:
Driven ashore
Final Cargo:
lumber
Notes:
Crew rescued by Sand Beach Life Saving Station who lost 4 volunteers in attempt.
History

1865 Readmeasured 236.12 gross tons.

1871 Owned Wood et al, Milan, OH.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned V. Fries, Milan.

1878 Repaired.

1892, Mar 17 Owned A. M. Jex, Port Huron, MI.

1894, May 19 Wrecked; owned Capt. Nelson Little who purchased from Henry Howard.

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

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SHUPE, WILLIAM (1862, Schooner)