WADE, JAMES (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
75522
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Henderson, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Built as two mast with mizzen added later
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L.Reed
Original Owner and Location:
Wade, Ogdensburg, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.2'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
272
Tonnage (net):
212
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Rondeau Point, Lake Erie
Date:
 Nov 1883
How:
Foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
19,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Identified by tops of masts visible above surface; all 7 aboard lost
History

1873 Built as two mast schooner, mizzen added short time later; too

large for Welland Canal, cut down; to haul general freight

1877 Owned Wade, et.al., Ogdensburg

1879 Owned Martin & Stacy, Oswego, New York

1880 Hauling grain & coal

1882 Caught fire at Cleveland, $8,600 damage

1883 Owned Chapman, Sandusky, Ohio

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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WADE, JAMES (1873, Schooner)