MATHER, SAMUEL L. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
23925
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Parsons or I. Nicholas
Original Owner:
Philip Minch and William Trenton
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
167'
Beam:
31.3'
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (gross):
538
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles from Cat Island Pt., near Leelanau,
Lake Michgan.
How:
Sunk in collision
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette to Cleveland, OH; sunk in collision with schooner MARY COPLEY.
History

1870, Sep 10 Arrived Detroit on maiden trip; ran Cleveland, OH to Escanaba, MI.

1877, Aug 13 Sunk Lake Michigan.

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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MATHER, SAMUEL L. (1870, Schooner)