EDDY, NEWELL A. (1890, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
130467
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
71
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler
Master Carpenter:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Hampton Transportation Co., Hampton, MI.
Ownership Notes:
Aka. Eddy Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
242'
Beam:
39.7'
Depth:
16'
Tonnage (gross):
1270
Tonnage (net):
1107
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Bois Blanc Island & Spectacle Reef.
Lake Huron.
Date:
22 Apr 1893
Final Depth:
200'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY in tow of steamer CHARLES A. EDDY, foundered in storm. 1992, Jul 25 Wreck located by LAURENTIAN.
History

1890, May 6 Launched.

1890, May 8 Enrolled Port Huron.

1893, Apr 21 Foundered, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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EDDY, NEWELL A. (1890, Schooner)