PARSONS, JOHN S. (1891, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
76999
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chaumont, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Frank D. Phelps
Original Owner and Location:
Frank D. Phelps, Chaumont, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
92.7'
Beam:
21.4'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
122.76
Tonnage (net):
116.63
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/2 mile west of Oswego, NY
Lake Ontario
Date:
24 Nov 1913
Final Depth:
50'-60'
How:
Foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
Bound Charlotte, NY to Morristown, ONT in tow of FRANK D. PHELPS
History

1893 Rebuilt Cape Vincent, NY.

1895, Aug 8 Rebuilt as steambarge; 118 x 21.4 x 9; 180.48 gross/122.93 net tons.

1897, May 21 Rebuilt Cape Vincent; 118 x 21.4 x 11; 203.52 gross/138.40 net tons.

1900 Owned J. C. Wheeler, Chaumont, NY.

post 1900 Struck rock & sank Alexander Bay; raised.

1905, Aug 31 Converted to barge 203 gross & net tons.

1910 Owned George H. Herrick.

1913, Nov 24 Foundered; owned Peoples Milling Co.

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

PARSONS, JOHN S. (1891, Schooner)
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PARSONS, JOHN S. (1891, Schooner)