WHEELER, FRANK W. (1884, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
120577
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler
Original Owner and Location:
William Forbes, Port Huron
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
190'
Beam:
34.8'
Depth:
15.7'
Tonnage (gross):
797.48
Tonnage (net):
775.06
Capacity:
1,900 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Grand Marais.
Lake Superior.
Date:
29 Sep 1885
How:
Foundered, hull failure.
Final Cargo:
1,800 tons iron ore.
History

1884 Enrolled Port Huron.

1885, Sep 29 Foundered, Lake Superior.

1886, May 30 Enrollment surrendered, Port 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

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WHEELER, FRANK W. (1884, Schooner-barge)