GROVER, CHRIS (1878, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
125677
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William A. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
William A. Jones, Lorain, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
89.6'
Beam:
22.5'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
133.4
Tonnage (net):
126.73
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Split Rock, north shore.
Lake Superior.
Date:
 Oct 1899
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Wrecked in fog.
History

1878, Jun 22 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1880, Apr 19 Ashore near Oscoda, MI.

1881, Apr 1 Owned Elizabeth Oellerich, Milwaukee, WI.

1883, Apr 11 Owned Elizabeth Oellerich & Peter Peterson.

1886, Jun 28 Owned Elizabeth Oellerich & John Saveland.

1886, Aug 19 Owned Elizabeth Oellerich et al.

1887, Apr 30 Owned John Saveland et al, Milwaukee, WI; bottom caulked; repaired.

1888, Apr 18 Owned Martin Daniel, Marquette, MI; often carried dynamite cargoes when noone else would.

1892, Aug Carried pieces of the wrecked steamer SCOTIA.

1898, Oct 5 Sprang leak opposite Huron Islands; repaired Marquette.

1899, Oct Wrecked Lake Superior; owned Jacob Werner, Marquette, MI.

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

GROVER, CHRIS (1878, Schooner)
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GROVER, CHRIS (1878, Schooner)