BURT, JOHN (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
75300
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
P. Ralph, H.E. Burke, & H. C. Ralph, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138.2'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
348
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
26 Sep 1892
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
2 of 7 crew lost; driven past harbor entry & beached when rudder broke; broken up by wave action.
History

1871, Oct 23 Sunk at Leland Lake in a gale.

1872 Recovered & repaired.

1887 Receiving new stanchions, planksheer & rails at John Oades yard, Detroit.

1889 Collision with schoner C.C. BARNES at head of Lake Huron; damaged headgear.

1892, Sep 26 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BURT, JOHN (1871, Schooner)