ATWATER, S.T. (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
23363
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Irondequois ( Charlotte), NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. Hardison
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
135.6'
Beam:
23.8'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
322.90
Tonnage (net):
306
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manitoulin Island.
Lake Huron (Georgian Bay).
Date:
24 Oct 1895
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Freed by steamer MARY GROH in gale, went ashore.
History

1868 Rochester owners, listed as US1359, 322.90 gross tons.

1871 Owned H. Rogers, Rochester, NY.

1872 New deck.

1876 Owned Davidson & Watson, Buffalo, NY.

1879 Listed as barge.

1886, May Struck ice, damaged hull near Lexington, MI, Lake Huron; towed to Bay City for repairs. Collided with ferry HALL on way out; repaired again.

1888 Rebuilt.

1889, Nov Stranded Horseshoe Reef, Buffalo; sunk at Tonawanda.

1895 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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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ATWATER, S.T. (1866, Schooner)