YOUNG, ANNIE (1869, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
1760
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Master Carpenter:
E.C. Merrick
Original Owner and Location:
Duncan Stewart & J.L. Hurd, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
187'
Beam:
32.3'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
1,006
Tonnage (net):
793
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles off mouth of Black River, Lexington, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Oct 1890
How:
Burned to waterline & sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal & freight.
Notes:
Bound from Buffalo, NY to Gladstone, MI, caught fire & burned to waterline; drifted within 6 miles of Black River before sinking; 9 of 22 crew lost. 1890, Oct 30 Cargo recovery.
History

1869, Apr 10 Launched for Saginaw, MI & Buffalo, NY service; enrolled Detroit, MI.

1870, Apr 7 Enrolled Buffalo; owned Edwin T. Evans & James C. Evans, Buffalo; ran Chicago-Erie-Buffalo.

1873, Feb 1 Enrolled Erie, PA; owned Erie & Western Transportation Co., Erie (Anchor Line).

1874 Laid up most of season.

1876 Ran Lake Superior.

1878 Repaired.

1882 Enrolled Erie; same owners; 1,006.52 gross/ 793.11 net tons.

1887 Repaired.

1890, Oct 20 Burned & sank, Lake Huron.

1890, Dec 23 Documents surrendered, Erie, "Vessel destroyed by fire".

1890, Nov 13 Boiler recovery began.

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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YOUNG, ANNIE (1869, Package Freighter)