RITCHIE, JOHN (1870, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
45799
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Abram Smith
Original Owner and Location:
Abram Smith, Algonac, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
125.2'
Beam:
27.3'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (gross):
205
Capacity:
220,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Toledo, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
26 Jun 1888
Notes:
Sprang leak & went to pieces in gale after being lost from steamer MICHIGAN MICHIGAN took her back in tow, but broke up & sank before reaching port
History

1870, September 9 First enrolled Port Huron, Michigan

1871 Owned NorthWest Transportation Company, Detroit, Michigan

1871, August 18 Waterlogged in storm & sunk (at Detroit?)

1873, April 16 Overhauled, Clark's Shipyard, Detroit

1877, October 19 Owned Captain S.B. Grummond, Detroit

1888, June 26 Wrecked & lost near Toledo, Ohio, Lake Erie

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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RITCHIE, JOHN (1870, Scow Schooner)