GAWN, THOMAS (1872)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
24915
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River (Lorain), OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J.F. Squires
Master Carpenter:
John Squires
Original Owner and Location:
H. Wallace et al., Black River (Lorain), OH
Ownership Notes:
Also reported built by H. Wallace; owned William Gawn & Co., Black River, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
171'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
13.5'
Note on Dimensions:
alternate length: 165'
Tonnage (gross):
549
Tonnage (net):
522
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rouge River, MI
Detroit River.
Date:
20 May 1926
How:
Sank, abandoned.
Notes:
Date lost May 20 or Apr 26. Sprang a leak, sank, abandoned; hulk removed the next month, first date sunk, second date removed?; 2 mast schooner barge, bulk freight.
History

1878 Major repairs.

1888, Apr 7 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned M. Sicken.

1903 Sank at Duluth, MN.

1926 Sank, abandoned.

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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