SAGE, H.W. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
95414
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bangor, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Theodore Boston
Original Owner and Location:
Ballentine & Company, Bay City, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
203'
Beam:
34.5'
Depth:
17'
Tonnage (gross):
848
Tonnage (net):
805
Capacity:
50,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Poverty Island, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
2 Oct 1903
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Iron Ore
Notes:
In tow of propeller SAMOA & bound Escanaba, Michigan for Lake Erie, torn loose & foundered in storm
History

1875, April 17 First launched

1879 Owned Finn Brothers, Oswego, New York

1888, April 27 Owned D. Whitney, Junior

1888 Towed by D.C.WHITNEY in Ashland ore trade

c1889 Owned Lorain syndicate

1889, November Ashore Hammond's Bay, Michigan, Lake Huron

1891, Summer Wreck recovered

1895, September Stranded near Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie

1900 Owned John Kinderhouse, Buffalo, New York

1900, July 29 Struck & sank by steel steamer CHICAGO, Saint Clair

River; 2 lost

1900, September 15 Wreck raised; repaired Port Huron, Michigan

1902, April Waterlogged off Sand Beach, Michigan, Lake Huron

1903, October 2 Foundered near Poverty Island, Michigan, Lake Michigan

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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SAGE, H.W. (1875, Schooner)