RED WING (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
110096
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
192.7'
Beam:
33.9'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
722
Tonnage (net):
686
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Castle Hill, Newport, RI
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
 Dec 1902
Notes:
Bound South Amboy to Providence, RI with coal; in tow of tug RATTLER; sprung leak off Point Judith.
History

1876 Owned Winslow, Buffalo, NY.

1879 Owned Jones et al, Buffalo.

1884 Towed by H. D. COFFINBERRY.

1885 Towed by CITY OF ROME; Duluth grain trade.

1887 Operated by Parker Transportation Co.; towed by ANNA SMITH.

1889, Nov Towed by E. M. PECK; released from grounding Hammond Bay.

1890 Towed by MINNEAPOLIS and JOHN OADES.

1891 Towed by B. W. BLANCHARD.

1898 To Atlantic Coast, coal trade; rebuilt as barge.

1900 781 gross/769 net tons.

1902, Dec Foundered Atlantic Ocean.

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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RED WING (1873, Schooner)