WARNER, M. R. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
90480
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Baileys Shipyard
Original Owner and Location:
Shepard, Henry & Co., Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
199.3'
Beam:
34.3'
Depth:
14.4'
Tonnage (gross):
699
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sand Island, Bayfield, WI
Lake Superior
Date:
3 Nov 1893
How:
storm
Final Cargo:
lumber
Notes:
broke loose from tow of steamer SUPERIOR in gale, went ashore, borke up, no loss of life; tugs SAMPSON and SMITH attempted release, saved 250,000' of lumber
History

1873, Mar 30 Launched

1873, May On maiden voyage to run Lake Superior and Lake Erie, ore trade

1879 Owned Palmer, Johnson, Chicago

1880-1889 Towed by steambarge FRED KELLEY

1881, Oct Damaged in collision, Lake Michigan

1888, May Stuck in ice off Iroquois Point, Lake Superior, leaking, lightered 300 tons, taken to Soo for repairs

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

WARNER, M. R. (1873, Schooner)
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WARNER, M. R. (1873, Schooner)