GIFFORD, FRANK W. (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
9752
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
159'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
451.61
Tonnage (net):
429.03
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mid-lake off Point Betsey, MI & Ahnapee, WI. Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Oct 1897
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Escanaba, MI - Fairport, OH, foundered in heavy weather; crew rescued by schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN. 1897, Oct 26 Enrollment surrendered Chicago, IL.
History

1868, Sep 17 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1869, Nov Damaged by collision Chicago, IL.

1871 Owned Van Scooter, Erie, PA.

1877, May 20 Ashore on rocks, Georgian Bay, ONT; owned Francis Berriman, Erie.

1877, Jun 9 Released from North Limestone Island.

1879 Owned Van Scooter, Erie.

1882 Towed by M.M. DRAKE.

1884, May 31 Aground Death's Door, Lake Michigan with cargo ore.

1890 Towed by T.S. CHRISTIE.

1896 Towed by JOSEPHINE.

1895, Apr 1 Readmeasured Chicago, 160 x 31.16 x 11.16', 397.8 gross / 377.91 net tons.

1897, Oct 21 Sunk, Lake Michigan.

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

GIFFORD, FRANK W. (1868, Schooner)
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GIFFORD, FRANK W. (1868, Schooner)