MINGOE (1893, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
92508
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
M.P. Lester
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
198.5'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
712.75
Tonnage (net):
681.95
Capacity:
1300 gross tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Huron Island, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
24 May 1928
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Salt & lumber.
Notes:
Foundered in a storm. Some speculation was that she struck an ice floe. 3 died.
History

1893, May 12 Launched.

1893, May 15 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1894, Oct Towed by G.W.MORLEY.

1897 - 1899, 1907 Towed by MOHEGAN.

1898 Owned Curtis & Brainard, Toledo, OH.

1904 Owned Holland & Graves.

1916 Owned Pringle Barge Line Co.

1928, May 24 Foundered in storm, Huron Island, Lake Superior.

1905, Jul 2 Aground Strawberry Island, Niagara River with lumber.

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

MINGOE (1893, Schooner)
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MINGOE (1893, Schooner)