ROUNDS, W.H. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
80530
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Parson's & Humble
Original Owner and Location:
Parsons & Humble, et.al., Tonawanda, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
142' 6"
Beam:
25' 3"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
380
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Black River Reef, Lake Huron
Date:
2 May 1905
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Driven on reef, broke up & sank, no loss of life
History

1875, May 19 Launched at Tonawanda, New York, built to run Welland

Canal grain trade

1878 In collision with schooner J.N. PORTER on Detour River; repaired

at Oswego, New York

1881 Owned Edward Thomas

1905, January Sold at Government auction at Detroit to P.H. Riebenack,

Alpena, Michigan

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

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ROUNDS, W.H. (1875, Schooner)