PECK, W.L. (1873, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
62781
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Carrollton, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Captain P.J. Morgan
Original Owner and Location:
E.F. Gould, East Saginaw, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
154.3'
Beam:
31.5'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (gross):
361
Capacity:
500,000'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15-18 miles NNW of Ashtabula, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
5 Oct 1891
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
700 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY for Bay Mills, MI & Fort William, ONT; sprang leak & sank in heavy gale; crew rescued by tug ONEIDA.
History

1873, Sep 24 Launched.

1873, Oct 10 First enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1879 Owned H. Brant et al, East Saginaw, MI.

1885, May 8 Reported total loss after Struck pier & sank, Harbor Beach, MI.

1888, Mar 19 Owned A.A. Pinet.

1888, May 14 OwnedJohn Scheitleberger.

1889, Dec 1 Ashore near Whitestone Point, MI, Lake Huron.

1890, Jun 23 Struck pier of International Bridge broadside & sunk, Lake Huron.

1891, Oct 5 Foundered off Ashtabula, OH.

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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PECK, W.L. (1873, Schooner-barge)