VENUS (1872, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
61088
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Jerusalem, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Short masts.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.R. Kirby
Original Owner and Location:
Eber B. Ward, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122.8'
Beam:
27.1'
Depth:
9.2'
Tonnage (gross):
232.83
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near mouth Black River, Alcona County, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Oct 1887
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Grindstones.
Notes:
Foundered in gale with all hands.
History

1872, Jul 22 Enrolled Detroit, MI; builder also noted as A. McLeod.

1873, Apr 14 Owned E.B. Ward & Milton D. Ward.

1877, May 25 Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit.

1880 Stranded N. Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1880, Apr 6 Owned Augustus G. Stone, Cleveland, OH; schooner 3 masts.

1881, Oct 11 Owned Lake Huron Iron Co., Caseville, MI, A.G. Stone, treasurer.

1882, Nov 23 221.19 tons.

1887, Oct 3 Wrecked Lake Huron.

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

VENUS (1872, Schooner-barge)
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VENUS (1872, Schooner-barge)