DIXON, MARION (1864, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
16629
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairport, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
R. Hayes
Original Owner and Location:
Dixon & Kinne, Fairport, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
77
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles east of Kenosha, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Jun 1880
How:
Capsized & foundered.
Final Cargo:
Tan bark.
Notes:
No loss of lives.
History

1864 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1866 68 gross tons.

1868 Owned Grand Haven, MI; Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Carlisle, Chicago, IL; unseaworthy.

1879 Not insurable.

1880, Jun 14 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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DIXON, MARION (1864, Scow Schooner)