CONTEST (1863, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
4575
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Holland, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
97
Tonnage (net):
92
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Conneaut, OH.
Date:
  1893
Notes:
3 lost.
History

1868 Owned at Racine, WI; 61.8 gross tons.

1872 Rebuilt.

1876 - 79 Owned Simmons, Kenosha, WI.

1882 Aground White Lake, Lake Michigan.

1884 Owned P.W. Symonds, Kenosha; lumber scow.

1893 Sank off Conneaut, OH.

1897 Owned A.J. Anderson, Racine, WI.

1897, Apr 16 Ashore Kenosha, WI; crew rescued, vessel lost deckload; sunk.

1897 Last listed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CONTEST (1863, Scow Schooner)