PAIGE, JOSEPH (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
75593
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Fitzgerald, Milwaukee
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
190.4'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
625
Tonnage (net):
594
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Vermillion Point, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
1 Dec 1897
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette, MI to Detroit, MI, she broke her tow cable with H.B. TUTTLE & drove onto a reef; crew rescued by Vermillion Point Lifesaving Service.
History

1872, Apr 12 Launched.

1881, May Damaged in collision with propeller WAVERLY in dense fog.

1883, Aug Damaged by collision at Sarnia, ONT.

1885 ,Jul Barge towed by C.J. KERSHAW in Escanaba & Ashtabula ore trade.

1887, Jul In tow of steambarge NEW ORLEANS, coal laden, she collided with steambarge LOUISIANA at Sault Ste. Marie; repaired Manitowoc, WI.

1888 Towed by SIBERIA.

1890, Apr Towed by KATE BUTTERONI in Marquette, MI & Cleveland, OH ore trade.

1897, Dec 1 Wrecked Lake Superior.

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

PAIGE, JOSEPH (1872, Schooner)
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PAIGE, JOSEPH (1872, Schooner)