WILCOX, FRANKIE (1865, Scow Brig)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
9204
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairport, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Brig
Note: scow brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R. Hayes
Original Owner and Location:
B.D. Wilcox, Fairport, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
295
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North of Manistee, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
19 Oct 1879
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Grounded on bar off Frankfort, Michigan; pulled off by tug WILLIAMS, broke towline & drifted ashore; broke up & became total loss; one crewman lost
History

1865 Enrolled at Cleveland, Ohio; 229 gross tons

1867, October In collision with bark FONTANELLE, off Pelee Passage,

Lake Erie; repaired at Cleveland

1869, November Sprang a leak & lost canvas on Lake Erie; repaired

1872, September Aground on Stoney Island Reef, Detroit River; released

by lightering cargo of coal

1874 Rebuilt; converted to three mast schooner

1876 Owned Shell, et.al., Fairport, Ohio

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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WILCOX, FRANKIE (1865, Scow Brig)