MINERAL STATE (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
90494
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Oades
Original Owner and Location:
J. Oades, Detroit.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (gross):
294
Tonnage (net):
280
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Stanley, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Oct 1902
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Out of Alpena, MI, driven on reef in a storm & broke up. Most of crew rescued by tug GORDON BROWN.
History

1873, May 29 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1877, Jun Aground Grosse Isle, Detroit River.

1882, Summer Towed by H.B.TUTTLE in Marquette, MI ore trade.

1886, Jul 25 Aground Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron, sand laden.

1887, Nov 1 On the rocks at North Point, off Alpena, MI, Lake Huron; later salvaged by tug SUMMER & towed to Port Huron for repairs.

1888, Apr 28 Owned L.L. Slyfield, 137 x 25.8 x 11.5', 294 gross tons.

1889, Oct 12 Released from Beaver Island, Lake Michigan; repaired at Manitowoc, WI.

1893, May Ashore South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; released & repaired.

1902, Oct 30 Stranded off Port Stanley, ONT.

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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MINERAL STATE (1873, Schooner)