ALOHA (1888, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
106542
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. Duloc
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Hebard, Pequaming, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
173'
Beam:
32.4'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
522
Tonnage (net):
501
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Ontario near Kingston at Nine Mile Point.
Date:
28 Oct 1917
Final Depth:
50'
How:
Sank in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Sank in gale while in tow of steamer C.W. CHAMBERLAIN; Skipper was lost; 4 crew rescued. Wreck sold to Milnes Coal Co., but never raised. 1964 Wreck discovered.
History

1892 Collided with schooner JOSEPHINE on Lake George flats, St. Mary's River; JOSEPHINE sunk.

1892, Jul 22 Coal taken off stranded ALOHA, Sand Beach, MI.

1892, Sep Undergoing repairs Port Huron.

1902 Reduced to barge Buffalo, NY.

1914 Sold Canadian (C134264).

1917 Owned Midland Transportation Co.

1918 Hull sold Milnes Coal Co. but abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ALOHA (1888, Schooner-barge)
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ALOHA (1888, Schooner-barge)