SAVIDGE, HUNTER (1879, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
95569
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
Cutler & Savidge Lumber Co., Spring Lake, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
117'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (gross):
152
Tonnage (net):
144
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northeast of Pointe Aux Barques, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Aug 1899
Final Depth:
Aproximately 200'
How:
Capsized & foundered in squall.
Final Cargo:
Ballast.
Notes:
5 crew & passengers of 10 on board lost.
History

1887 Same owners; recaulked.

1891, Nov 15 Same owners; collided with & sank schooner MINNIE DAVIS, 1 1/2 mile from Point Morvia Light, Lake Erie.

1892 Owned John Muellerweise, Alpena, MI; home port Alpena.

1899, Aug 20 Same owner; returning from trip to Cleveland; crew of 7 & 3 passengers; struck by fast moving squall off Point Aux Barques, MI; Capsized & rolled on her back; 5 lost including owner's wife & 6 year old daughter & captain's 16 year old son.

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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