CHATTANOOGA (1898, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
127255
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, West Bay City, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
308'
Beam:
45'
Depth:
21.5'
Tonnage (gross):
2339
Tonnage (net):
2266
Capacity:
4,500 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Main Duck Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1926
How:
Abandoned; made breakwater.
History

1898, Aug Aground Lime Kilns, Detroit River.

1899, Apr Owned Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.

1907 Towed by FALCON.

1925, Fall Wrecked Lake Erie.

1925, Dec 21 Sold to Canadian wrecker Tom Reid, Sarnia, ONT; refloated; abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

CHATTANOOGA (1898, Schooner-barge)
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CHATTANOOGA (1898, Schooner-barge)