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Vinland (Schooner), U161768, 23 Apr 1896


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The wooden schooner building at Abram Smith & Son's yard, Algonac, Mich., will be launched and ready for service about May 15. She will be named VINLAND and will tow behind the VIKING. This vessel is 210 feet keel, 37 feet beam and 14 feet 2 inches depth, and is of white oak entire. She will be schooner rigged and will have a steam windlass and capstan, as well as a deck hoist and two 8-inch pumps.
      Marine Review
      April 23, 1896
     
     
     
The wooden schooner building at Abram' Smith's yard at Algonac will be launched and ready for service about May 15. She will be named VINLAND and will tow behing the VIKING. She is 210 feet keel, 37 feet beam, 14.2 feet depth. She is of white oak entire and will be schooner rigged and will have a steam windlass and capstan, as well as a deck hoist and two 8 inch pumps.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, May 5, 1896
     
     
      Abram Smith & Son of Algonac will launch the new towbarge VINLAND tomorrow.
      Evening Wisconsin
      June 1, 1896
     
     
Schooner VINLAND. U. S. No. 161768. Of 965 tons gross; 873 tons net. Built at Algonac, Mich., in 1896. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 210.0 x 37.0 x 14.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1898
     
     
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      Historical Collections of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University
Vessel Name: VINLAND
Nationality U.S.
Official Number: 161768
Rig: Schooner

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length: 210.00 Gross Tonnage: 965.12
Vessel Width: 37.00 Net Tonnage: 873.02
Vessel Height 14.16 Hull Material: Wood
Masts: Hull Number:

Builder Information
Place of Build: Algonac, MI
Builder: Smith, Abram & Sons
Date of Build 1896

Disposition
Burned off Rikers Island, NY, July 4, 1906.

History
First enrollment issued at Port Huron, MI, June 10, 1896. Last Great Lakes enrollment surrendered at Cleveland, OH, June 4, 1906, and transferred to Rockland, ME.

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launch, Algonac
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.E.10254
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Vinland (Schooner), U161768, 23 Apr 1896