DUNHAM, WILLIAM W. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
80393
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Eastmanville, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
184
Tonnage (net):
175
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Duke's Creek.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
31 Dec 1902
How:
Stranded in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked beyond repair.
History

1873 Built Duncan Robertson, Eastmanville, MI.

1876 Owned Geo. B. Dunham, Chicago, IL; 185 gross tons.

1878, Nov 29 Stranded Frankfort, Lake Michigan.

1881, Apr 4 Owned John Lang & John Loutitror.

1896, Nov 5 Narrowly escaped in gale near St. Joseph, MI.

1897 - 98, Sep 21 Reportedly thought to have foundered in Lake Erie.

1898, Nov 1 Reported lost between Grand Haven & St. Joseph.

1902, Dec 31 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
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

DUNHAM, WILLIAM W. (1873, Schooner)
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DUNHAM, WILLIAM W. (1873, Schooner)