PESHTIGO (1889, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
150474
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Milwaukee Shipyard Company
Original Owner and Location:
Peshtigo Company, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
201'
Beam:
34.4'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
633
Tonnage (net):
602
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bay City, Michigan, Saginaw Bay
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
Went aground August, 1928 off Harbor Beach, Lake Huron; towed to Bay City for repairs, declared a total loss, abandoned at Old Davidson Shipyard
History

1889 Launched at Milwaukee as the last sail craft built at Milwaukee

1893 Towed by steambarge A.D.HAYWARD, in Lake Superior lumber trade

1898 Towed by steambarge C.H.BRADLEY

1899 Owned Julia & D.W. Blodgett, Bay City, Michigan; towed by

steambarge MANISTIQUE

1900 Towed by steambarge EDW.SMITH NO.2

1901 Towed by steambarge MARK HOPKINS

1909 Towed by steambarge ZILLAN

1928 Towed by steambarge W.H. SAWYER

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

PESHTIGO (1889, Schooner-barge)
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PESHTIGO (1889, Schooner-barge)