MINER, JOHN (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
12786
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Stupinski
Original Owner and Location:
John S. Miner, Detroit
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (gross):
273.32
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles west of Point Aux Barques lights, MI. Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Oct 1902
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Hardwood.
Notes:
Bound Harbor Springs - Detroit, MI, driven ashore into boulder-ridden shallows & broken up.
History

1866 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1866, Aug Sprung leak, Lake Huron; repaired Saginaw.

1868 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; listed as bark.

1869, Jul Lost sails, Lake Huron.

1869, Nov 24 Ashore Hammond Bay, MI; Lake Huron.

1871 Owned J. Higgie, Chicago, IL.

1873 New deck.

1881, Jun 25 Reported leaking on Lake Huron.

1883, Jun Aground White Shoals, Lake Michigan with corn in fog; released by tug MOCKING BIRD.

1900, Apr 2 Owned S.R. Chamberlain.

1902, Oct 19 Stranded near Point Aux Barques light, MI, 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

MINER, JOHN (1866, Schooner)
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MINER, JOHN (1866, Schooner)