AXFORD, WILLIAM L. (1870, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
62468
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Baltimore, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
William Grenier, Swan Creek, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
52.7'
Beam:
15.9'
Depth:
2.9'
Tonnage (gross):
20
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pt. au Barques, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
26 May 1893
How:
Stranded in a storm.
Notes:
Crew of three saved by life saving service crew.
History

1870, May 13 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; 52.7 x 15.9 x 2.9, 20 gross tons.

1887 Rebuilt New Baltimore, MI; 60 x 15 x 4', 33 gross tons.

1887, May 4 Owned Delos Duroy.

1888, Aug 15 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned William H. Campbell.

1890, Jun 25 Enrolled Port Huron; owned Joseph Bell.

1890, Aug 30 Enrolled Port Huron; owned Edward Merchant.

1891, Aug 31 Enrolled Port Huron; owned L. Merchant.

1891, Nov 4 Enrolled Port Huron; owned George N. Manner.

1893, May 16 Stranded Pt. aux Barques.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

AXFORD, WILLIAM L. (1870, Scow Schooner)
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AXFORD, WILLIAM L. (1870, Scow Schooner)