MOSS, JO (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
13475
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.C. Estes
Original Owner and Location:
Moss & Merry, Sandusky, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
94'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
8.8'
Tonnage (old style):
198
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Big Sable Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Nov 1882
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Shingles.
Notes:
Bound to Chicago, IL; l lost, 5 rescued; may have been recovered.
History

1863, Aug 14 Struck by lightning, Lake Erie; one life lost.

1865 Readmeasured 166.56 gross tons.

1868, Apr 19 Aground Tawas, MI, Lake Huron.

1869, Apr 24 Owned Jos. M. Gaige, Lexington, MI.

1871, Oct Lost main boom, Lake Erie.

1873 New deck.

1874, Jun Fouled piers, Chicago, IL.

1876 Owned Robertson, Chicago.

1879 Damaged in collision with steamer ALPENA, Lake Michigan.

1882, Nov 23 Wrecked; owned Edward Cody, Chicago.

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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MOSS, JO (1863, Schooner)