MAYFLOWER (1888, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
92025
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Harry Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
John Leathen & Thomas R. Smith, Sturgeon Bay
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
147.3'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
7.3'
Tonnage (gross):
230.4
Tonnage (net):
218.88
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles from Duluth, MN, east of Lester River.
Lake Superior.
Date:
2 Jun 1891
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
GPS:
Latitude: 46 degrees 46' 00" N Longitude: 51 degrees 57' 00" N
Notes:
Bound Portage Entry - Duluth in tow of tug CORA A. SHELDON, foundered in a gale; 1 life lost. 1891, Jun 9 Documents surrendered, Marquette.
History

1887 Towed by steambarge T.H. SMITH with barge EMERALD.

1888, Jul 5 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1890, Jun 3 Enrolled Marquette, MI; owned Carlos D. Sheldon, Houghton, MI; stone trade.

1891, Jun 2 Capsized, Lake Superior.

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

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MAYFLOWER (1888, Scow Schooner)