SATURN (1872, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
57662
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Jerusalem Township, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
E.B. Ward, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
233
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles off Whitefish Point, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
27 Nov 1872
How:
Driven aground & broke up.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Along with sister JUPITER, broke tow from steamer JOHN A. DIX in storm; driven aground in shallows 15 miles off Whitefish Point; eventually broke up; all crew were lost.
History

Built for ore trade.

1872, Nov 27 Driven aground & broke up, Whitefish Point,Lake Superior.

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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SATURN (1872, Schooner-barge)