Wilson, Mable

1886                                       Mable Wilson                              1906

Wooden Great Lakes schooner

Built at West Bay City by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 29
Launched Sept 16, 1886

249’9” LOA, 243’ LBP, 39’ beam, 17’9” depth
1 deck

Enrolled at Port Huron MI Sept 7, 1886 (#27)
242.9 x 39.2 x 16.2, 1224.58 GT, 1185.15 NT     US 91872     to:
William Forbes, Port Huron MI

Entered service 1886

Sold 1889 to Cameron D. Waterman, Grosse Isle MI (home port to Grosse Isle MI)

Foundered May 28, 1906 off Cleveland OH.  One life lost.  Arrived off Cleveland towed by str. C. W. Elphicke from Escanaba MI with cargo of iron ore.  Her tow line was transferred to tug T. C. Lutz for the tow into the harbor but a large wave swamped the vessel and she sank.  Enrollment surrendered June 12, 1906.






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