MAPLE LEAF (1872, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
50873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bayfield, WI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O. Begland
Original Owner and Location:
Ransom D. Pike, Bayfield, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Iron River, MN.
Lake Superior.

Date:
  1882
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Ashore November or December in a storm. Ashore, wrecked & abandoned. 1888 Not listed.
History

1872, July Launched; first vessel built at a Lake Superior port to carry a cargo of lumber through Lake Superior to the Rivers to Lake Erie.

1872, Oct Aground Isle Royale, Lake Superior; crew rescued by schooner HORNET.

1874 Lost deck load lumber, Lake Superior.

1882 Enrolled Bayfield District; 52.47 gross tons.

1882, Nov 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

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MAPLE LEAF (1872, Scow Schooner)