YOUNG, WILLIAM A. (1883, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
62866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Lester
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
165.1'
Beam:
30.4'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
434
Tonnage (net):
413
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles south of Middle Island, between Middle & Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
17 Nov 1911
How:
Sank in storm.
History

1883, May 31 Enrolled; owned Curtis & Brainard, Toledo, OH; towed by RHONDA STEWART in Alpena, MI & Cleveland, OH lumber trade.

1885 Owned T & S Transit Co, Toledo.

1889, Feb 28 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Henry McMorran.

1889, Apr 24 Enrolled Port Huron; owned Pawnee Boat Co, Port Huron.

1891, Aug 5 Foundered near Mackinaw Island.

1896 Repaired; towed by PAWNEE.

Date unknown Re-rigged to 2 masts.

1906, Sep 29 Same owners; aground Kelly's Island, Lake Erie; released Oct 16 & bound for Port Huron.

1908 Owned Whitney Brothers, Superior, WI.

1910 Owned John C. Pringle, St. Clair, MI.

1911, Nov 17 Towline parted, partially dismasted & sank, Lake Huron.

(Alt. version -) Swamped while in tow of steamer ISABELLA J. BOYCE, sank in Lake Huron between Middle Island & Thunder Bay Island, 6 miles southeast of Middle Island.

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

YOUNG, WILLIAM A. (1883, Schooner)
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YOUNG, WILLIAM A. (1883, Schooner)