LUCERNE (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
15914
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Parsons & Humble
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. Winslow, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
194.9'
Beam:
33.4'
Depth:
13.8'
Tonnage (gross):
727.9
Tonnage (net):
691.55
Capacity:
50,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles form Washburn, WI near Chequamegon Point.
Lake Superior.
Date:
18 Nov 1886
Final Depth:
24'
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
GPS:
Latitude: N 46 degrees 43.389' Longitude: W 90 degrees 46.035'
Notes:
Crew of 10 lost; 3 found lashed to rigging & covered with ice.
History

1873, Apr 23 Launched.

1875, Sep 30 Collision with schooner ADAMS, Chicago, IL.

1881, Jun Repaired.

1881, Aug Towed by RALEIGH with LEONARD, HANNA & SUNNYSIDE.

1882 Towed by RALEIGH.

1885 Repaired, new deck & hatch combings; owned W.S. Mack et al, Cleveland, OH.

1885 Ran Duluth, MN - Buffalo, NY in grain trade.

1885, Jun Mizzen topmast shattered by lightning.

1886, Nov 18 Foundered, Lake Superior; owned J.S. Corrigan, Cleveland, OH.

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

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