PORTER (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
150012
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Allen & Mc
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
205.4'
Beam:
34.6'
Depth:
14.1'
Tonnage (gross):
747
Tonnage (net):
710
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Glouchester, MA
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
30 Nov 1898
How:
Driven ashore in storm & abandoned.
Notes:
Bound Lakes to Newport News, VA; broke from tow steamer ARAGON; crew escaped.
History

Largest sail carft to trade at Collingwood, ONT.

1876 Owned Merrill et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1879, Oct Collided with & sunk by schooner NIAGARA, Detroit River.

1890, Mar 18 Owned E.C. Recor.

1898, Nov Owned E.L. Record, St. Clair, MI & C.A. Chamberlain, Detroit, MI; chartered by Atlantic Transportation Co.to carry coal; wrecked.

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

PORTER (1874, Schooner)
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PORTER (1874, Schooner)