WESTCOTT, J.W. (1883, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
76450
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alex Anderson
Original Owner and Location:
Robert Holland, Marine City, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
169.2'
Beam:
30.7'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (gross):
522.85
Tonnage (net):
496.71
Capacity:
700 tons; 625,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
17 Dec 1921
How:
Dismantled & disposed of
History

1883, September 29 Enrolled Port Huron, Michigan

1885, June 8 Made a steambarge; 26.75 x 30", 250hp at 92rpm HPNC

engine by Cuyahoga Iron Works (1883), one firebox boiler

8 x 15' at 100 pounds steam by Love & Schofield, Port

Huron

1886 Towed WILLIAM BRAKE & LOUIE O'NEILL

1887 Towed ANNABEL WILSON, MARIA MARTIN & DASHING WAVE

1887, July Towed by N.K.FAIRBANK with FRANK PEREW

1887, August Towed barge MARIA MARTIN

1887, November 27 Burned at Chicago

1887, November 30 Owned Thomas D. Stinson & S. Cobb, Chicago

1889, March 9 Owned Thomas D. Stinson, Chicago & J.J. Fay, Junior,

Traverse City, Michigan

1893, April 1 Owned John J. Fay, Chicago

1897, April 13 District changed, Los Angeles, California

1897, October Stranded Goose Island shoals wtih 150,000 feet lumber;

released by ALGOMAH

1898, April 4 Owned W.E. Fitzgerald, et.al., Milwaukee; rebuilt, steel

cords inside frames & centerboard; 169 x 31 x 12', 522

gross/451 net tons

1901 Towed J.G. BLAINE & ANNIE M. PETERSON

1902, February 21 Owned Frank W. Smith, et.al., Milwaukee

1903, March 2 Owned Charles G. Foster, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1903, May 19 Owned C.G. Foster & H.L. Wanvig; 2 masts

1906, March 27 Owned C.G. Foster, Milwaukee & W.G. Inglis, Muskegon,

Michigan

1906, October Stranded Round Island, Straits of Mackinac, lumber

laden; released

1908, August Ashore near Little Current, Ontario

1910, October Stranded Sister Island shoal, Green Bay, lumber laden;

bound Georgian Bay to Chicago; released by tug TORRENT

1912, September 26 Owned Edward & William Closser, Detroit, Michigan

1914, August 18 Owned E. Jacques & Sons, Detroit; rebuilt as sand

dredge by Oades at Detroit

1917, March 26 Owned United Fuel & Supply Company, Detroit, Michigan

1921, December 17 Dismantled & disposed of

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

WESTCOTT, J.W. (1883, Schooner)
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WESTCOTT, J.W. (1883, Schooner)