GRAY OAK (1885, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
85916
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bayfield, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. D. Maynard
Original Owner and Location:
R. D. Pike, Bayfield, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133.7'
Beam:
31.7'
Depth:
9.01'
Tonnage (gross):
290.97
Tonnage (net):
277.25
Capacity:
500,000'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Thunder Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1911
Final Depth:
100 feet
How:
Scuttled.
History

Built to carry sandstone Apostle Islands - Ashland & Bayfield, WI.

1887 Towed by ONIEDA with R.N. RICE & R.J. CARNEY.

1888 Towed by MAY DORR with HALSTED, carrying railroad ties.

1889 Towed by ROBERT HOLLAND with S.M. STEPHENSON & ANNIE SHERWOOD.

1892, Feb 20 Owned J. V. Lutts, Port Clinton, OH; towed by YOSEMITE with barge RYAN & by LELAND.

1893 Owned Daniel H. Wilcox, Buffalo; used by Western TRansit Co. at Duluth; converted to lighter; no masts.

1894 Carried flour from Imperial Mill - St. Paul & Duluth.

1911 Scuttled near Welcome Islands.

1912 Sold Canadian; moved to Port Arthur, ONT.

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

GRAY OAK (1885, Schooner-barge)
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GRAY OAK (1885, Schooner-barge)