GROVER, ANNA P. (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
1386
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft rigging.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Grover
Master Carpenter:
Burdell, Black River
Original Owner and Location:
Grover & Pelton, Vermillion, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
246.94
Tonnage (net):
234.6
Capacity:
17,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1917
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1916, Mar 16 Final enrollment surrendered, Detroit.
History

1868, Apr Launched Vermillion, ONT.

1868, May 25 Maiden voyage to Marquette, MI. for ore, US1386.

1869, Aug Lost jibboom & head gear in collision with steamer NORTHWEST, Cleveland.

1869, Oct Damaged, St. Clair flats.

1877 Repaired.

1878 Repaired.

1887 Chartered to act as consort for steambarge GTEGO carrying stone

Marquette, MI - Portage entry, hatches enlarged at Detroit, MI.

1887, Mar New hatches & hatch combings.

1887, Oct 3 Ashore Port Hope laden with 22,000 bushels oats from Chicago, IL - Port Huron, MI.

1888 - 1890 Towed by ROSWELL P. FLOWER, MAURICE B. GROVER & COLONIAL.

1890, Jun 2 Grounded Groscap Whitefish Bay in a fog near Sault St. Marie.

1897, Apr 9 Dragged anchors & iced in "fearful gale & 13 above zero"; saved.

1892, May 11 Aground Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron.

1898 Towed by WYOMING.

1901 Capacity 340,000.

1917 Owned Charles W. Kotcher; abandoned.

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

GROVER, ANNA P. (1868, Schooner)
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GROVER, ANNA P. (1868, Schooner)