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Montpelier (Schooner), U16341, aground, 6 Nov 1905


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BARGES HARD AGROUND
      Sandusky, Nov. 7. - The tug CASTLE, coming into this port during a heavy gale with the barges MELVINA, MONTPELLER and KNAPP in tow, went aground on the channel bank.
      The MONTPELLER and KNAPP, both light, were blown far to the east and are hard aground, with the water down three feet.
      The MELVINA was held safely.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 7, 1905

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NAME: MONTPELIER
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 16341
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 138.3
BEAM: 26.1
DEPTH: 11.5
GROSS: 290.27 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 275.76 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1866
STATE: NY
CITY: Clayton
HOME PORT: Clayton, NY (Pre-list; 1869); Detroit, MI (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878;
1879); Grand Haven, MI (1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883); Port Huron, MI (1884); Marine City, MI
(1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:



NOTE:-- The MONTPELIER foundered on Aug. 15,1907 and became a total loss.
      Herman Runge Notes
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.17034
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Montpelier (Schooner), U16341, aground, 6 Nov 1905