NIRVANA (1890, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
130481
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Steel arches built into sides.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Charles E. Eastman et al., Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
169.5'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
13.2'
Tonnage (gross):
611.12
Tonnage (net):
580.57
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beach west of piers, Grand Marais, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
20 Oct 1905
How:
Stranded & broke in two in storm.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Bound Duluth, MN in tow of L.L. BARTH with barge GALATEA, broke loose; stripped by locals.
History

1898 - 1905 Regularly towed by S.S. WILHELM or L.L. BARTH.

1900, Spring Owned Edward Hines Lumber Co, Chicago, IL; Lake Superior lumber trade.

1905, Oct 20 Wrecked.

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

NIRVANA (1890, Schooner-barge)
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NIRVANA (1890, Schooner-barge)