WEST SIDE (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
80115
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. Goble
Original Owner and Location:
Goble & McFarland, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.5'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
324.36
Tonnage (net):
308
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles off Thunder Bay Island, MI
Lake Huron
Date:
28 Oct 1906
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
pulpwood
Notes:
Bound Tobermory-Delray, ONT; struggled in storm for 2 days, finally lost; survivors rescued by steamer FRANK H. PEAVEY; sustained damages in storm earlier, same month near Parry Sound, ONT, Georgian Bay
History

1872, Sep 30 Railroad iron laden, struck Chicago pier, IL, Lake Michigan

1873, Nov 20 Ashore, damaged near Oswego, NY, Lake Ontario

1883, Apr Reported struck by propeller MESSENGER, South Branch (?)

1884 Wrecked, Welland Canal, heavy damage

1894, Nov 13 Ashore, Point Pelee, ONT, Lake Erie; towed to Detroit, MI

1905, Nov 2 Burned cabin & stern, Cheboygan, MI, Lake Huron

1906, Oct 28 Foundered

1907, Jun 30 Documents surrendered Port Huron, MI; "abandoned."

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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WEST SIDE (1870, Schooner)