FILER, D. L. (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
35311
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manistee, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
N. Barlow
Original Owner and Location:
Tyson & Robinson, Manistee, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
156' 6"
Beam:
30'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
357.35
Tonnage (net):
339.49
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3.5 Mile east of Bar Point Light.
Lake Erie.
How:
Broke up & sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Saugatuck, MI, lost tow of prop TEMPEST in storm & wrecked; 6 of 7 crew lost.
History

1871, May 24 Maiden trip Manistee - Chicago, 352,531' lumber.

1871, Jul 7 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI.

1872, Jul 8 Owned H. Witbeck & Co., N. Ludington Co. & Menominee Lumber Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1873, Sep 22 Owned Menominee Barge Line, Milwaukee.

1876 Owned M. R. Lumber Co., Chicago.

1878, Apr 29 Owned Menominee Barge Co.

1879 Owned M. R. Lumber Co.

1894 Owned Fred Carney et al.

1898, Oct 15 Waterlogged off Racine, WI; crew rescued by lifesaving service; raised; converted to barge.

1900 Towed by OSCODA with IDA CORNING.

1915, Mar 30 Owned Oscar E. Parks, Michigan City, IN; agent for Hamilton Transportation Co.

1916, Oct 19 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
C. Patrick Labadie
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

FILER, D. L. (1871, Schooner)
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FILER, D. L. (1871, Schooner)