RICHARDS, HENRY C. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
95257
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.B. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Jonah Richards, Manitowoc
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
188.8'
Beam:
32.7'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
699
Tonnage (net):
664
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Little Point Sable.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Oct 1895
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Foundered in tow of H.C. TUTTLE in gale & blizzard; crew rescued by White Lake Lifesaving Service.
History

1876, Aug Collision with bridge at Manitowoc, WI.

1880, Oct Driven ashore North Bay.

1883, Nov Ashore near Chicago with 1,150 tons coal for Chicago.

1889 Towed by RUBE RICHARDS with MAY RICHARDS.

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

1892 Towed by GEORGE PRESLEY.

1895, Oct 29 Foundered Lake Michigan; owned Benham et al, Cleveland.

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

RICHARDS, HENRY C. (1873, Schooner)
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RICHARDS, HENRY C. (1873, Schooner)