WAGSTAFF, DAVID (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
6143
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Isaac W. Nicholas
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Alva Bradley, Vermillion, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136.9'
Beam:
28.6'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (old style):
408
Final Disposition
Final Location:
west North Fox Island, Lake Michigan
Date:
25 Nov 1890
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Building stone
Notes:
Cargo stone shifted & burst hull
History

1863 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio; later Sandusky, Ohio

1865 Enrolled Cleveland, 310 gross tons

1871 Owned Bradley, et.al., "new decks"

1883 & 1887 Same owners; repaired; towed by various vessels

1888 Hauling building stone from Lake Superior

1890, November 25 Same owner; bound for Milwaukee, Wisconsin from

Portage, Michigan, Lake Superior with load of

building stone, cargo shifted & burst hull, quickly

foundered few miles west of North Fox Island; crew

made it to Gull Island & were rescued

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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WAGSTAFF, DAVID (1863, Schooner)