BLISS, A. T. (1881, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
29925
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. Mason., Saginaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
168'
Beam:
30.5'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (gross):
437
Tonnage (net):
415
Capacity:
600,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Ludington, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Nov 1903
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Bound Sturgeon Bay, WI-Ludington, MI, broke from tug SYDNEY SMITH; crew rescued. Owned Sturgeon Bay Stone Co.
History

1887 Chartered to carry ore, Marquette, MI-Ohio ports; part of Mason & Corning's fleet. Towed by PORTER CHAMBERLAIN.

1888 Rebuilt as schooner barge, 2 masts. Towed by ALPENA.

1891, Feb 3 Owned M. Madden, Bay City, MI.

1891, Apr 27 Owned H. J. Pauley, Milwaukee, WI.

1895, Sep 28 Towed by WESTOVER, lost foremast, mainmast & deckload of lumber in gale off Manitowoc, WI.

1903, Nov 4 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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

BLISS, A. T. (1881, Schooner)
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BLISS, A. T. (1881, Schooner)