The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Schooner D. S. Austin


Description
Creator:
Neff, Charles S., Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Notes:
D.S.Austin, a wooden schooner of 281 gross tons, was owned by Samuel Neff & Sons from 1896 to 1898, when the schooner stranded on Nov. 7, 1898 on Lake Michigan, one-fourth mile north of the Ludington (Mich) piers. The vessel broke up. Cf. History of the Great Lakes, by Beers, Vol. 1, p.793. The salt cargo carried by the Austin at the time of her loss was worth $3800. Built 1873, Toledo, 0.; 138 x 26 x 11 1/2 feet; could carry 675 tons salt. Some of the fittings of the Austin were salvaged. Listed Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1893.
Date of Original:
1872-1898
Subject(s):
Donor:
John S. Neff
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Schooner D. S. Austin