The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. T. Sherman (Sloop), U80134, sunk, 21 Oct 1877


Description
Full Text

The small schooner SHERMAN a few days since ran on to the stake of a pound net on Lake Ontario, and made such an opening in her hull as to cause her to sink shortly after. The crew escaped. Loss about $1,200, exclusively of a cargo of barley.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 24, 1877



The sloop W.T. SHERMAN, Captain Godfrey, which left Cape Vincent Thursday night for Oswego, with a cargo of barley for Irwin & Sloan, sunk at about 11 o'clock Friday morning in deep water off Four Mile Point. Her topmast is out of water. The captain and crew reached shore in a small boat. It appears that the leak was caused by the sloop runing into some stakes near Point Peninsula, which had been set by fishermen to buoy their nets. The vessel was owned by Captain Godfrey and Albert Stewart, of Sackett's Harbor, valued at $1,200. Neither craft or cargo was insured.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 25, 1877


Sloop W. T. SHERMAN. U. S. No. 80134. Of 37.62 tons. Home port, Sackett's Harbor, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: barley
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.18593
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.182222 Longitude: -76.524444
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
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.










W. T. Sherman (Sloop), U80134, sunk, 21 Oct 1877