WESLEY, JOHN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
75491
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey
Original Owner:
Skidmore & Adair
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135.3'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.7'
Tonnage (gross):
302
Tonnage (net):
287
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Harbor Beach, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
7 Sep 1901
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Bound Cheboygan, Michigan to Buffalo, New York; driven ashore, wrecked & abandoned
History

1872, April 8 Launched Toledo, Ohio

1879 Owned Captain Draper, Toledo, Ohio

1881, March Sold by Hugh W. Wyar, A.A. & B.W. Parker to james L.

Wallace, et.al.; chartered to carry iron ore Escanaba to

Ohio ports

1882 Major repairs

1883, September 25 Wrecked Windmill Point, Lake Erie ore laden, bound

Escanaba, Michigan to Black Rock

1883, October 16 Released by diver John Quinn

1894, October 11 Sprang a leak on Saginaw Bay, lumber laden, bound

Cheboygan, Michigan to Buffalo, New York; off

Point aux Barques; crew rescued by life saving crew

1895, October 18 Repaired Port Huron, Michigan

1899 Owned C.D.Thompson, Port Huron

1901, September 7 Owned William H. Sanborn, Alpena, Michigan; wrecked,

Lake Huron

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

WESLEY, JOHN (1872, Schooner)
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WESLEY, JOHN (1872, Schooner)