OWEN, GEORGE B. (1893, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
86264
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
59
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
196'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
13.2'
Tonnage (gross):
744
Tonnage (net):
706
History

1893-98 Regularly towed by steambarge W.P.KETCHAM

1895, November Lost rudder off Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron

1898, December 6 Ashore near piers, Ashtabula, Ohio, Lake Erie; coal

lightered; repaired

1899 Regularly towed by steambarge SACHEM

1906, December 28 Owned E.L. Fisher, Cleveland, Ohio; purchased from

Mitchell & Rowland Lumber Company, Toledo, Ohio

1926, October 1 Swamped & sank near Grosse Isle, Michigan, Detroit

River; coal recovered

1927 Wreck removed

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

OWEN, GEORGE B. (1893, Schooner-barge)
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OWEN, GEORGE B. (1893, Schooner-barge)