FRANCOMB, JOHN A. (1889, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
76815
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner:
Bay City & Cleveland Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
180'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
14.6'
Tonnage (gross):
658
Tonnage (net):
625
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bay City, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1934
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1940 - 41 Broken up.
History

1889, Jun 24 Enrolled Port Huruon, MI; towed by W. R. STAFFORD.

1895, Aug 5 In tow of steamer STAFFORD, grounded in Niagara River opposite Germania Park.

1897, Apr Ashore Adam's Point, Rogers City, Lake Huron; released by FAVORITE.

1907 Towed by MOHEGAN.

1915, Aug 18 Damaged in collision with Tonawanda Island bridge.

1930 Owned William Burns, Detroit, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
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

FRANCOMB, JOHN A. (1889, Schooner)
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FRANCOMB, JOHN A. (1889, Schooner)