LAW, LIZZIE A. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
140133
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ed Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
Robert Law, Lackawanna Coal Co., Chicago, IL.
Ownership Notes:
J. Prindinville
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
196.1'
Beam:
33.9'
Depth:
13.9'
Tonnage (gross):
747.48
Tonnage (net):
710.13
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Traverse Island, east side Keweenaw Peninsula.
Lake Superior.
Date:
19 Oct 1908
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound for Duluth, MN. while in tow of steamer EDWARD HINES, lost her tow, drove ashore & wrecked.
History

1875, Jul 26 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1876 Owned Robert Law, Chicago, IL.

1876, Jun 10 Aground Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie.

1881, Sep 21 Aground Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1882, May 24 Rebuilt, Miller Brothers dry dock, Chicago.

1882, Jun Collision with schooner R.B. HAYES, Lake Huron.

1882, Jul 7 Repairs completed.

1883, Aug Ashore between old Mackinaw & Cheboygan in fog, grain laden.

1886, Sep 6 Aground St. Clair River with grain.

1892, Apr 12 Owned J.J. Warde, Warde Transportation Co., Chicago.

1893, Jul 21 Sunk in collision with DAVID VANCE, Pelee Passage.

1893, Sep 15 Raised, towed to Amherstburg, then Detroit, MI for repairs.

1894, Jun 12 Collision with steamer SALINA, Saginaw River.

1899, May 1 Owned C.A. Hurd et al, Buffalo, NY.

1903 Owned Hines Lumber Co., Chicago.

1908, Oct 19 Ashore Keweenaw Peninsula, 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

LAW, LIZZIE A. (1875, Schooner)
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LAW, LIZZIE A. (1875, Schooner)