Fitzpatrick, John C.

1892                                  John C. Fitzpatrick                                  1898 (1903

Wooden Great Lakes schooner

Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 90
Launched May 31, 1892

242’ LBP, 39’ beam, 16’ depth
1 deck

Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 2, 1892 (Temp #170)
242.0 x 39.0 x 16.0, 1270.95 GT, 1207.41 NT     US 77028     to:
Mentor Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1892

Permanent enrollment at Cleveland OH June 10, 1892 (#116)

Sold 1898 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Foundered April 30, 1903 off Long Island NY.  Enroute from Philadelphia PA to New Bedford MA with cargo of coal, towed by tug Sweepstakes, boiler blew up and vessel sank.  All five aboard lost.



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