MORWOOD, RICHARD (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
73952
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Welland, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William A. Bald
Master Carpenter:
J. Willard (?)
Built on Bottom of:
LINNIE POWELL (1856)
Original Owner and Location:
William A. Bald, Welland, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
133.7'
Beam:
25.2'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
277.35
Tonnage (net):
268.07
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Middle Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
31 Oct 1892
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
1892, Dec 5 Documents surrendered, "vessel foundered".
History

1880 Owned Morwood et al, St. Catharines, ONT.

1887, Nov 19 Wrecked Grand Island, MI, Lake Superior; barreled oil salvaged; owned Capt. McPherson.

1888, Jan 18 Registry closed.

1888-89 Recovered & rebuilt as E.P. PALMER; US136094; 138 X 26 X 10.6; owned Joyn H. Gillett, Marquette, MI; for stone trade.

1890, Feb 17 Owned John M. Longyear, Marquette; enrollment listed Longyear as owner & Gillett as master, newspaper accounts continued to have Gillett as owner.

1890, Nov 23 Grounded Waiskai Bay.

1892, Oct/Nov Stranded.

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

MORWOOD, RICHARD (1874, Schooner)
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MORWOOD, RICHARD (1874, Schooner)