BRUCE, KATE L. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: "Flat".
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hanson & Shove
Original Owner and Location:
C. Lingreen, Chicago, IL
Ownership Notes:
Capt. Chas. M. Langreen, C. M. Lingren.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
26' 6"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
307.21
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Thunder Bay, near Alpena, MI.
Lake Huron
Date:
8 Nov 1877
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Let go from tow tug JOHNSON, last seen off 40 mile point. Lifeboat & mainmast washed ashore. 1877, Dec 31 Documents surrendered at Chicago. 1878, Aug Papers ashore. 1879, Oct 9 Reported divers discovered wreck in 36' in Thunder Bay.
History

1872, Apr 18 launched.

1872, May Collision in Chicago, IL, harbor.

1872, Nov 26 Ashore Chickenolee Reef, head of Lake Erie.

1873, May Collision in Welland Canal, repaired.

1873, Oct Ashore South Fox Island, Lake Michigan.

1877, Nov 8 Foundered.

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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BRUCE, KATE L. (1872, Schooner)