DELTA (1890, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
157276
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Abram Smith & Sons
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
28.9'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (gross):
269
Tonnage (net):
266
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Harbor Mouth, Holland, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Aug 1919
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Hardwood lumber - 400,000 feet.
Notes:
Stranded at mouth of harbor during gale, broke tow & went to pieces; crew rescued by U.S. Coast Guard.
History

1890, Jul 23 Owned Delta Lumber Co.

1904 Towed by LOUIS PAHLOW with CITY OF CHICAGO.

1904 Owned Hines Lumber Company.

1914, Sep 4 In tow of tug KENOSHA, damaged in collision with steamer J.S. KEEFE at Polk Street Bridge, Chicago.

1919 Aug 21 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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DELTA (1890, Schooner)