MORSE, FRED A. (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
9980
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.W. Nicholas
Original Owner and Location:
Phillip Minch, Vermillion, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
182.3'
Beam:
31.3'
Depth:
12.8'
Tonnage (gross):
592
Tonnage (net):
563
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 miles southeast of Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
27 Jun 1892
Final Depth:
200 feet
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Sank in collision with prop JOHN A. PRINGLE while in tow of steamer HORACE A. TUTTLE.
History

1871, Sep 28 Lost her centerboard, Lake Huron.

1873, Nov Ashore & abandoned at Little Traverse Bay, MI.

1874 Recovered by tug GLADIATOR & repaired.

1881 Rebuilt, Cleveland; towed by A. EVERETT in Lake Superior ore trade.

1882 Major repair.

1885 Towed by JOHN N. GLIDDEN.

1892, Jun 27 Collision & sank, Lake Huron.

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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MORSE, FRED A. (1871, Schooner)