MINCH, CHARLES P. (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
5059
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Isaac W. Nicholas
Original Owner and Location:
Philip Minch, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
154.7'
Beam:
28.2'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
408.21
Tonnage (net):
387.8
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Tecumseh Cove, Cove Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
27 Oct 1898
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked, bound for Chicago.
History

1867, May 15 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1878 Repaired; new end frames.

1880 3 new masts; new gang of wire rigging.

1882 Owned Gilchrist, Vermillion, OH.

1885 Owned C.W. Elphicke, Chicago.

1887 Towed by JOSEPHINE & A. EVERETT.

1889 Towed by M.T. GEENE.

1893, Aug 23 Ashore at lifesaving station #9 near Whitefish Point, Lake Superior; loaded with stone.

1893, Aug 25 Towed to Sault Ste. Marie for temporary repairs, then to Superior, WI for major repairs.

1894, Sep Damaged & leaking, Lake Superior.

1895, Oct 19 Grounded Grand Island, Lake Superior.

1896, May Lost centerboard in heavy weather, Lake Michigan; cargo Lake Superior sandstone; sheltered at Ludington, MI.

1898, Oct 27 Wrecked, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

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

MINCH, CHARLES P. (1867, Schooner)
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MINCH, CHARLES P. (1867, Schooner)