MASON, NELLIE (1882, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
130221
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Sisters: ROSA SONSMITH & M.C. BELL
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. Mason, East Saginaw
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
181'
Beam:
33.3'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
554.86
Tonnage (net):
527.19
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland Harbor, Ohio
Lake Erie.
Date:
13 Nov 1905
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Bound for Alpena, Michigan in tow of steamer LANSING with barge B.W. PALMER; struck breakwall & stranded Not badly damaged initially, but destroyed by series of storms before release. 1905, Nov 24 Documents surrendered Port Huron.
History

1882, Apr 13 Enrolled Port Huron, Michigan.

1883 Major repairs.

1883, Oct Towed by C.H. GREEN in ore trade between Marquette,

Michigan & Cleveland, Ohio.

1886 Towed by J.P. DONALDSON.

1886, Dec 1 Burned Saginaw, MI.

1887, Apr 18 Owned Sarah E. Gordon; repaired Bay City, MI.

1887, May 25 Owned F.W. Wheeler.

1887, Sep 8 Owned Chesley Wheeler.

1887, Oct 29 Driven ashore in gale near Presque Isle Harbor,

MI, Lake Huron.

1889, May 3 Contracted for lumber trade for Menominee, MI &

Tonawanda, NY.

1892, Jul Towed by S.C. NAIL.

1895 Major repairs.

1898 Towed by F.W. FLETCHER.

1899, May Towed by NORSEMAN

1905, Nov 13 Struck Cleveland harbor breakwater, broke up.

1901, Jun 21 Aground North Fox Island, Lake Michigan with steamer S. C. HALL.

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

MASON, NELLIE (1882, Schooner)
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MASON, NELLIE (1882, Schooner)