SILVER LAKE (1889, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
116263
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Little Pt. Sable, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
M.L. Johnson
Original Owner and Location:
George A. Wagen, Mears, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
111.08
Tonnage (net):
106
Capacity:
111 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 miles off Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
28 May 1900
Final Depth:
210'
How:
Sunk
Final Cargo:
Maple wood
Notes:
Bound Eagle Harbor for Manitowoc, sunk by collision with car ferry PERE MARQUETTE; one life lost 1977, June Wreck located
History

1889, May 18 Enrolled Grand Haven, Michigan

1890, January 11 Owned John Joys & John Fitzgerald, Milwaukee,

Wisconsin

1890, February 2 Owned Neils Johnson & Jacob Schmkimburger, Racine,

Wisconsin

1894, March 8 Owned Neils Johnson, Racine

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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SILVER LAKE (1889, Scow Schooner)