MARVIN, SELDEN E. (1881, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
115771
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Gratwick, Smith & Fryer Lumber Company, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
174.6'
Beam:
33.2'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (gross):
618
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Crisp Point, Grand Marais, MI, Lake Superior.
Date:
19 Nov 1914
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Separated from tow of steamer C.F. CURTIS in gale, went to pieces, sank, all crew of seven were lost.
History

1881, Jun 22 Launched, Toledo, OH; built expressly for lumber trade.

1882 Towed by steamer G.H. GRATWICK, carrying coal Buffalo to

Milwaukee.

1887 Towed by steamer EQW. SMITH in Frankfort, MI to Tonawanda,

NY; lumber trade.

1890 Towed by steamer EDWARD SMITH, Oscoda, MI to Tonawanda lumber trade.

1892, Jun 2 Collision with steamer GLADSTONE at Port Huron.

1898 Towed by steamer SANTA MARIA.

1899 Owned Edward N. Hines Lumber Company, Chicago.

1904, Jun 5 Aground Round Island, Sst. Mary's River.

1909 Towed by steamer SIMON LANGELL.

1914 Towed by steamer C.F. CURTIS.

1914, Nov 19 Wrecked Lake Superior.

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

MARVIN, SELDEN E. (1881, Schooner-barge)
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MARVIN, SELDEN E. (1881, Schooner-barge)