CUMMINGS, M.J. (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
90592
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Goble
Original Owner:
Goble & McFarlane
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
330.12
Tonnage (net):
313.62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Harbor, Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
18 May 1894
Final Depth:
20'
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
At anchor in harbor in gale; sunk in 20' water. Six hands lost.
History

1876 Owned Goble et al.

1879 Owned D. Lyons et al.

1880 - 81 Icebound all winter Cleveland, OH.

1884, May Dismasted near 30 Mile Point, Lake Ontario; towed by tug CHARLES FERRIS to Port Dalhousie, ONT.

1884 New masts & sails.

1890 Owned Lyons estate, Oswego, NY.

1890, May Towed by ALPENA with consorts A.T. BLISS & T.H. CAHOON.

1894, May 18 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CUMMINGS, M.J. (1874, Schooner)