The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
D. P. Rhodes (Schooner), U6697, struck pier, 8 Sep 1871

Full Text

Schooner D.P. RHODES, damaged by dragging foul of a pier at Marquette.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      DISASTERS AT MARQUETTE. - During a heavy southwest gale at Marquette on the 8th, the barge DAN RHODES dragged her anchor and went on to Jackson Pier, smashing her rudder and doing other damage to her stern. . . . . .
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, September 15, 1871

      . . . . .

NOTE:- the propeller D.P. RHODES was also known as DAN RHODES, noted in the Lytle List as being abandoned in 1867, was the above converted into a vessel ?

Schooner D.P. RHODES. U. S. No. 6697. Of 937 tons gross; 891 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1871. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 217.0 x 35.3 x 14.8 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.54354 Longitude: -87.39542
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

D. P. Rhodes (Schooner), U6697, struck pier, 8 Sep 1871