CRETE (1897, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1897
Official Number:
127180
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Duplicate of ATHENS.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
81
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
288.6'
Beam:
44.6'
Depth:
19.1'
Tonnage (gross):
2040
Tonnage (net):
1920
Capacity:
150,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1930
How:
Abandoned.
History

1897, May Launched.

1901, Aug 18 Grounded Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.

1906, Jul 12 Grounded, Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1906, Oct 14 Struck bridge pier & sank, Toledo, OH, Lake Erie; repaired.

1907, Mar 11 Tonnage change 2083 gross / 1910 net tons.

1913, Aug Collided with & sunk by steamer F.B. SQUIRE, Lake St. Clair; repaired.

1916 Rebuilt.

1916, Oct Owned Port Arthur, ONT.

1930 Owned Gravel Products Corporation, Buffalo; abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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

CRETE (1897, Schooner-barge)
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CRETE (1897, Schooner-barge)