The new schr. H.A. HAWGOOD, built at Wheeler's ship yard, Bay City, for Hawgood & Avery, was launched yesterday. Its length of keel is 233 ft., beam 40 ft., hold 17. It has 4 spars, 5 hatchways, and steam windlass and capstan. It will be a consort to the stm. WALDO A. AVERY in general freighting trade. Capt. George Robarge will be master.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
April 29, 1886 3-3
Schooner H.A. HAWGOOD. U. S. No. 95877. Of 1,276,53 tons gross; 1,212.71 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1886. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 234.0 x 39.8 x 16.3
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
H.A. HAWGOOD Built April, 1886 Schooner -Wood
U. S. No. 95877 1276 gt -1212 nt 234' x 39.8' x 16.3'
Chartered to coast in 1898. Wrecked off Atlantic City, N.J., November 24, 1901.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
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