Michigan 2 (wooden)

1874                                     Michigan     2                              1901

Wooden schooner

Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 27
Launched Aug 25, 1874

225’ LOA, 213’ LBP, 36’ beam, 16’4” depth
2 decks

Enrolled at Detroit MI Sept 15, 1874 (#17)
213.0 x 37.0 x 16.4, 1029.92 tons (978.43 NT 1882)     US 90670     to:
Detroit Dry Dock Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Sold 1879 to John Pridgeon, Detroit MI

Sold 1886 to J. Emory Owen, Detroit MI

Transferred 1892 to J. Emory Owen Transportation Co., Detroit MI

Sold fall 1899 to Wickliffe Transit Co., Cleveland OH, James Corrigan, Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Foundered Oct 10, 1901 in heavy seas off Vermilion Point, Lake Superior.  When towing steamer M. M. Drake attempted to rescue crew of the barge, the barge ran into her, sinking the steamer.  One life lost on the barge.  Vessels enroute from Superior WI to Cleveland OH with iron ore.  Enrollment surrendered Oct 15, 1901.






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