BISWABIK (1894, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
3625
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alex Anderson
Original Owner:
N. & B. Mills
Ownership Notes:
Launched May 12, enrolled Port Huron.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
240'
Beam:
41'
Depth:
17'
Tonnage (gross):
1401
Tonnage (net):
1332
Final Disposition
Date:
  1933
How:
Abandoned due to age.
History

1898 Towed by SPARTA & GOGEBIC.

1901, Dec 3 Hit canal wall St. Clair Flats & sank in 22' of water.

1909 Went to Atlantic coast.

1933 Abandoned, Boston?

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes News
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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

BISWABIK (1894, Schooner-barge)
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BISWABIK (1894, Schooner-barge)