MONGUAGON (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
90658
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. A. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
A. A. Turner et al, Trenton, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.5'
Beam:
36.2'
Depth:
12.8'
Tonnage (gross):
301
Tonnage (net):
286
Capacity:
22,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit River.
Date:
2 Jul 1911
How:
Sank.
History

1874, Jul 8 Launched; grain trade.

1879 Owned Ed Mayes, Detroit, MI.

1880, Nov Collision with schooner WELLS BURT.

1881, Mar 10 Repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1881, May Aground South Fox in fog; jettisoned cargo to get off.

1885 Towed by WALDO A. AVERY.

1887 Sold by John Warner, Cleveland and Slackford, Detroit to D. Whittaker, Detroit.

1888, May 13 Sunk at Milwaukee by collision with CLARION.

1888, Sep 18 Grounded Goose Island, released by tugs MOCKING BIRD & SAUGATUCK; coal laden, towed to Sheboygan, WI for repairs.

1888, Oct Owned Crosby & MacDonald.

1897, Sep 12 Difficulty entering Cleveland harbor.

1898 Towed by BIRKHEAD.

1907 Towed by MAJESTIC.

1911, Jul 2 Sank Detroit River; owned Timothy Hurley.

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

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MONGUAGON (1874, Schooner)