DUNDEE (1893, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
157366
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Raised turtle deck forward.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
54
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner:
Davidson Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
211'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1043
Tonnage (net):
991
Capacity:
2,200 tons or 75,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
11 miles west Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Sep 1900
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Foundered in gale in tow of steamer JOHN W. GLIDDEN; all but 1 of crew rescued by steamer CHARLEMAGNE TOWER; salvage unsuccessful; flattened by explosives Dec.
History

1893, Apr 27 Launched; carried coal.

1894 Carried 1,000,000 feet cargo; towed by CITY OF GLASGOW.

1895, Jun 1 Hard aground two miles below Topsail Island, loaded with iron ore.

1898 Towed by ONOKO.

1900, Sep 11 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DUNDEE (1893, Schooner-barge)