FORD RIVER (1879, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
120367
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner:
Ford River Lumber Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
143.2'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (gross):
299
Tonnage (net):
284
History

1879 Launched; built for Ford River, MI lumber trade.

1880, Jun 4 Collision at Manitowoc, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1888, Jun Collision with scow VENTURE, off Two Rivers, WI; slight damage; scow heavily damaged.

1906, Oct Disabled in gale, drifted for 3 days, towed into Chicago.

1907 Towed by steamer CITY OF NEW YORK.

1907 Sold Canadian, C122345; owned Chancy Daryan, Kingston, ONT.

1917 Transferred to Port of Brigeton, Barbados.

1919 Reported abandoned & scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
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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FORD RIVER (1879, Schooner)