RICHARD, MAY (1880, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
91283
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Tow barge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Butler
Built on Bottom of:
SUSQUEHANNA (1858)
Original Owner:
Jonah Richards
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
161.6'
Beam:
27.4'
Depth:
15.5'
Tonnage (gross):
530
Tonnage (net):
511
Final Disposition
Final Location:
N. Bass Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Oct 1906
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
In tow of steamer BENTON she was driven ashore & pounded to pieces to pieces in a gale.
History

Towed by steamer RUBE RICHARDS with E.C. HUTCHISON.

1887 Steel arch; owned Hutchison, Cleveland, OH.

1887, Jun 2 Sunk tug OSWEGO in collision.

1889, Jul Chartered Lake Erie to Duluth, MN & Two harbors to Lake Erie with ore.

1892 Towed by QUEEN OF THE WEST.

1898, Sep 27 Sunk Niagara River near Germania Park.

1906 Owned W.J. Willoughby, Vermillion, OH.

1906, Oct 7 Wrecked Lake Erie.

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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RICHARD, MAY (1880, Schooner)