SMITH, BESSIE (1873, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
2852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Shepard, Henry & Company, Erie, Pennsylvania
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
200'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
15'
Tonnage (gross):
723
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beaver Island, Lake Michigan
Date:
13 Nov 1873
How:
Ashore in storm
Final Cargo:
1,500 tons iron ore
Notes:
May have been saved
History

1873, November 13 Ashore on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan

1874, April 4 Reported as gone to pieces

1875 Photo at Escanaba, Michigan

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

SMITH, BESSIE (1873, Schooner-barge)
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SMITH, BESSIE (1873, Schooner-barge)