OTTAWA (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
19408
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
William R. Loutit, Grand Haven, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
163.26
Tonnage (net):
155.13
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Stoney Creek Reef, 6 miles north of Algoma, Wisconsin Lake Michigan
Date:
13 Apr 1911
How:
Stranded in dense fog; broke up
Final Cargo:
Lumber for Kenosha, Wisconsin
History

1874, 1876 Repaired

1878 Owner John Budge, Grand Haven

1880-81 Repairs, new decks

1882 Owned Wyman & Budge, Grand Haven

1884 Owned Bushnell, Cairnes & Company, Grand Haven

1887 Rebuilt

1889 Owned John Ratter, Chicago, Illinois

1898 Owned William H. Pugh, Racine, Wisconsin

1900 Same owners, new timbers aft, deck & beams

1909 Owned Claus Weberg, Marinette, Wisconsin

1911, April 13 Stranded Stoney Creek Reef, 6 miles north of Algoma,

Wisconsin, Lake Michigan in dense fog loaded with

lumber for Kenosha, Wisconsin;

crew of 6 took to boats & all were lost;

vessel survived storm, later broke up

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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OTTAWA (1874, Schooner)