POTTER, H.C. (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
11848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.J. Tripp
Original Owner and Location:
Jesse Hoyt & William Blyben, New York, NY & E. Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (gross):
309.37
Tonnage (net):
294
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles northeast of Point Aux Barques
Lake Huron.
Date:
26 Nov 1891
How:
Drifted struck bottom, sank.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Broke from porpeller OSWEGATCHIE near Oscoda; crew rescued by propeller CAYUGA; OSWEGATCHIE also lost.
History

1869, Nov 16 Grounded Spectacle Reef, Straits of Mackinac; badly damaged.

1876 Owned Abram Smith, Algonac, MI.

1879 Converted to barge; 1 mast.

1887 Rebuilt; same owner.

1891, Nov 26 Wrecked; owned Abbie Westbrook, Detroit, MI.

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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POTTER, H.C. (1868, Schooner)