GROSS, J.L. (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
13478
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
P.M. Brush
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
132'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
352
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Eagle Harbor, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
30 Oct 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Inbound for Copper Falls mine, struck rock, beached & pounded to pieces.
History

1859, Aug 16 Collision with KOSCIUSKO, St. Clair Flats.

1860 Owned C.L. Burton, Vermillion, OH.

1860 Owned Burton & Pearce, Vermillion.

1868 Owned at Chicago; 247.89 gross tons.

1869 Sunk, St. Mary's River; raised; received new mainmast & main boom.

1872 Ashore, Green Bay, WI.

1872 - 73 Rebuilt & enlarged at Vermillion, OH.

1873, Oct 30 Beached at Eagle Harbor, MI, 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

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GROSS, J.L. (1857, Schooner)