Olive Jeanette

1890                                  Olive Jeanette                                  1905

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freight schooner

Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 72
Launched May 24, 1890

249’ LOA, 242’ LBP, 39’ beam, 16’ depth
1 deck, hold beams

Enrolled at Port Huron MI May 28, 1890 (Temp #154)
242.0 x 39.0 x 16.0, 1271.89 GT, 1208.30 NT     US 155181     to:
C. J. Smith,

Entered service 1890

Sold 1893 to Cuyahoga Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. A. Hawgood, Mgr. (home port to Cleveland OH)

Home port to Rockport OH 1894

Home port to Fairport OH 1897

Foundered Sept 2, 1905 off Huron Island, Lake Superior.  All 7 aboard lost.  Enroute from Duluth MN to Toledo and Sandusky OH with cargo of iron ore towed by str. Iosco (which was also lost with all hands), encountered heavy storm.  Enrollment surrendered March 15, 1906.



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