OTTOCA (1853, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Dinnett
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
172
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point Pelee, near "the Dummy", Lake Erie
Date:
 Oct 1860
How:
Collision
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Struck the wreck of steamer M.T. VERNON in fog & sank quickly
History

1853 Enrolled at Toledo

1860 Owned A.W. Wright, Saginaw, Michigan

1860, October 23 or 24 Struck wreck of steamer M.T.VERNON near Point

Pelee, Lake Huron; sank

Crew ashore in small boat

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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OTTOCA (1853, Scow Schooner)