WINSLOW, KATE (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
14281
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: One of largest schooners of her time
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
H. Winslow, et.al., Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
202.5'
Beam:
34.8'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (gross):
736.07
Tonnage (net):
699.27
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Seul Choix Point, Beaver Passage, Lake Michigan
Date:
14 Oct 1897
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Pig iron
Notes:
Bound Gladstone, Michigan for Sandusky, Onio In tow of propeller QUEEN OF THE WEST with schooner MAY RICHARDS Broke her tow in gale & foundered while trying to make shelter at Seul Choix
History

1872-1880 Operated in principle between Buffalo, New York & Chicago,

Illinois or Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but with occasional

contracts for Escanaba, Michigan & Marquette, Michigan

1872, September 18 First enrolled Port Huron, Michigan

1878 Refastened

1880 Owned Palmer, Johnson & Company, Cleveland, Ohio; repaired

1882, September 14 Foremast removed, received new mizzen rigging & a

new mainsail

1887, June 16 Starboard bow holed & beached at foot of Little Mud

Lake, Michigan

1890 Owned Truman Moore, Lorain, Ohio

1895 Owned E.J. Cuyler, Avon(?)

1897, October 14 Broke towline in storm & foundered off Seul Choix

Point, 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

WINSLOW, KATE (1872, Schooner)
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