WINSLOW, RICHARD (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
110003
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: First 4 mast schooner built on Lakes Plain stem, square stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Original Owner and Location:
H.J. & R.K. Winslow, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
4
Dimensions
Length:
216.6'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
14.3'
Tonnage (gross):
885.2
Tonnage (net):
840.94
Capacity:
60,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
White Shoals, Straits of Mackinac, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
3 Sep 1898
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
In tow of steamer INTER-OCEAN, sprung leak & foundered Flattened by explosives in 1902 Wreck located May 23, 1981
History

1871, Summer Ran aground, St.Clair Flats on two different occasions

1880, April Dismasted off McGulpin's Point, Straits of Mackinac

1883, September 26 Driven ashore at Point Edward, Ontario, St.Clair

River; wreck raised & completely rebuilt at

Port Huron, Michigan

1884 In grain/coal trade between Buffalo, New York & Duluth, Minnesota

1884, Date Unknown Wheat laden, waterlogged in gale on Lake Superior;

major repairs later

1886, August 30 Aground near Round Island, Waiska Bay, Michigan, Lake

Superior; released by propeller SAMUEL F.HODGE

1888, November Injured rudder & stern in gale; repair (at Duluth?)

1890 Reduced to towbarge

1892 Owned George R. Teller, Buffalo, New York

1894 Owned Wex & Company, Buffalo

1895 Minor collision with steamer J.H.OUTHWAITE

1898, September 3 Foundered off White Shoals, Straits of Mackinac,

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, RICHARD (1871, Schooner)
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WINSLOW, RICHARD (1871, Schooner)