DUNN, JOHN (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
75609
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Miller & Co.
Master Carpenter:
Edward Lefevre
Original Owner:
John Dunn
Ownership Notes:
L.L. Kinyon.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
12' 3"
Tonnage (gross):
329.89
Capacity:
23,000 bushels wheat
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago harbor, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Sep 1875
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Struck piers while coming into harbor from Cleveland, OH in a gale. Wrecked near foot of 18th street. Subject to constant salvage efforts until given up for lost Nov 10, 1875.
History

1874, May Launched Oswego, NY.

1874 Sunk on Lake Erie.

1875, Sep 9 Sunk Chicago harbor, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
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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DUNN, JOHN (1874, Schooner)