WAWANOSH (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sarnia, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. Steed or R. Stedman
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles north of Oscoda, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
6 Feb 1906
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Broke towline in storm & drove into shallows near Oscoda, Michigan; pounded to pieces
History

1876 Owned J. King, et.al., Sarnia, Ontario; 334 gross tons

1878 138.3 x 26.2 x 12', 370 net tons

1879 Owned McKenzie & O.(?), Sarnia

1884 Rebuilt

1888, July Towed by tug STORM KING in railroad ties trade between

Manitoulin, Ontario to Duluth, Minnesota

1889, Fall Ashore near Northport, Michigan, Lake Michigan, with cargo

of barley

1889, November 7 Ashore on Lake Ontario with cargo barley

1898, June 28 Struck obstruction & waterlogged near Port Dalhousie,

Ontario, Niagara River; drydocked for repairs

1899, August 11 In tow of steamer ONTARIO while ONTARIO ashore near

Roosport(?) & became total loss

1906, December 6 Broke towline & drove into shallows near Oscoda,

Michigan, Lake Huron

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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WAWANOSH (1873, Schooner)