COMSTOCK, A.W. (1895, Schooner-barge)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
107177
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner-barge
Note: Intended as steambarge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Abram Smith & Sons.
Original Owner and Location:
Abram Smith & Sons., Algonac, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
200'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (gross):
805.90
Tonnage (net):
777.85
Final Disposition
Final Location:
18 miles off Stannard Rock.
Lake Superior.
Date:
23 Sep 1895
How:
Foundered in 70 mph gale.
Final Cargo:
51,500 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Crew of 8 all saved.
History

1895, Jun 26 Launched.

1895, Jun 29 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1895, Sep 23 Broke from steamer VIKING in gale, foundered.

1895, Dec 30 Documents surrendered, "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

COMSTOCK, A.W. (1895, Schooner-barge)
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