DELL, NANCY (1879, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
130147
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Sheldon, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Putten
Original Owner and Location:
Van Putten, et al, Grand Haven, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
22.7'
Depth:
6.6'
Tonnage (gross):
106.54
Tonnage (net):
101.22
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Middle Village, MI.
Inside Passage, Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Jun 1902
Notes:
Driven ashore & broke up in storm.
History

1881, Nov Stranded with heavy damage near Sheboygan, WI.

1882, Feb 4 Rebuilt at old Locklin yard by Captain J.W. Loudon.

1882, Apr 15 Owned Capt. Miller & Capt. Gunderson.

1883 Lengthened 20' at Milwaukee Dry Dock Co.

1891, Dec Aground Bailey's Harbor, Lake Michigan; released by tug NELSON; repaired Manitowoc.

1896, May 27 Lost mainsail & broke main boom in squall near Port Washington, Lake Michigan.

1902, Jun 21 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DELL, NANCY (1879, Schooner)