ST. PETER (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
115232
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David F. Edwards
Original Owner and Location:
Skidmore & Abair, Toledo, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135.7'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12.1'
Tonnage (gross):
290
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 mi. n.w. of Sodus, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
27 Oct 1898
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Lost rudder in gale; foundered; captain was only survivor; captains' wife & crew of 7 lost.
History

1873, May 24 Launched Toledo, OH; to run in coal & grain trade.

1879, Nov 26 Cleared Erie, PA with 580 tons of coal for Scott & Co., Toledo.

1898, Jul Aground near Mackinaw City, MI; released; no damage.

1898, Oct 27 Foundered.

1899, Jul 27 Divers found no trace of missing crew or captains' wife.

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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ST. PETER (1873, Schooner)