LESTER, T.G. (1868, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
59196
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cass River or E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T.G. Lester
Original Owner and Location:
T.G. Lester et al., E. Saginaw, MI.
Ownership Notes:
Joseph St. Onge, E. Ssaginaw & William Lester, Wenona.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
204.68
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Detroit, MI.
Detroit River.
Date:
30 Mar 1908
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Cut by ice & sank; abandoned.
History

1868, Jun 3 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1876 Owned J. Chambers, Wenona.

1882 Towed by BENTON & WILLIAM RUDOLPH in Cleveland, OH & Saginaw, MI lumber trade.

1883, May 25 Rebuilt, Port Huron, 141.5 x 26.58 x 9', 257.35 gross / 246.79 net tons; rig changed to schooner.

1898 Towed by W.P. THEW.

1899 Towed by J.P. DONALDSON.

1908, Mar 3 Foundered Detroit, MI, in use as construction barge for Michigan Central Railroad Tunnel.

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

LESTER, T.G. (1868, Scow Schooner)
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LESTER, T.G. (1868, Scow Schooner)