ESPINDOLA (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
8792
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
P. Lawson
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
54
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off the crib, 1 mile north of Chicago.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Apr 1882
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
Had an excessive loading of ice, causing the capsize; survivors rescued by tug GEORGE B. MC CLELLAN.
History

1871 Owned at Manitowoc, WI.

1872 Repaired.

1876 Owned Obery, Manitowoc.

1882, Apr 10 Foundered off Chicago, IL; owned Henry Peddendruck, Milwaukee, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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ESPINDOLA (1869, Schooner)