GANGES (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
85325
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
John Oades, Detroit
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
333
Tonnage (net):
317
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Colchester, Ontario
Lake Erie
Date:
16 May 1899
Final Depth:
7 fathoms
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Struck by Steamer PRESQUE ISLE
History

1883 Lost top masts & canvas in storm off Port Washington, Wisconson

Lake Michigan

1888 Stranded near Alabaster, MI, Lake Huron

1889 New timbers, aft & new sails

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Beesons Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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GANGES (1874, Schooner)