GUNILDA (1897, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1897
Official Number:
BR104928
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Leith, SCOTLAND
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Ramage & Ferguson
Original Owner and Location:
William Harkness, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
Propulsion Notes:
15, 24 & 39 x 27" engine by Ramage & Ferguson.
Dimensions
Length:
195'
Beam:
24.7'
Depth:
14.2'
Tonnage (gross):
385
Tonnage (net):
158
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Rossport, ONT, McGorvey Shoal.
Lake Superior.
Date:
11 Aug 1911
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Luxury appointments.
Notes:
Stranded on rock pinacle; capsized & sank during salvage attempts. Two divers lost while exploring wreck; 1975 & 1989.
History

Designed by Cox & King.

1910 Brought to Lakes to cruise north shore Lake Superior.

1911 Aug 20 Wrecked, 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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GUNILDA (1897, Yacht)