CHURCHILL (1890, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
126629
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Criag Ship Building
Original Owner and Location:
Comstock & Churchill, Alpena, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
202.4'
Beam:
38.3'
Depth:
16.3'
Tonnage (gross):
1010
Tonnage (net):
959
Capacity:
1600 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Waukegan, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
13 Oct 1898
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron Ore.
Notes:
Captain & 1 crewman lost, was in tow of steamer MAJESTIC.
History

1890, May 17 Lauched; cost $45,000.

1890, Aug 6 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned A.W. Comstock, Alpena, et al; towed by steamer NIKO 1890 - 1898.

1892, Apr 12 Owned Warde Tansportation Co., J.J. Warde, Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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

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CHURCHILL (1890, Schooner-barge)