MENDOTA (1868, Scow)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
50399
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A.A. Turner
Location of Original Owner:
Trenton, MI
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
80'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
70.96
Capacity:
75,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1881
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Muskegon, MI, wreck discovered near Milwaukee; 3 lives lost.
History

May have been originally named BLUE BELL.

Some sources show as US90718.

1868 Enrolled Detroit.

1869, Apr Fitted with spars & sails.

1871 Owned Milwaukee, WI; 60 gross tons.

1876 Owned Christianson, Milwaukee; 71 gross tons.

1881, Oct Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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MENDOTA (1868, Scow)