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J. R. Pelton (Schooner), U13500, aground, 1 Jul 1896


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A northeaster has used up the schooner J.R. PELTON, ashore near Lorain, O., to such an extent that she is regarded as not worth recovering. The PELTON was built at Vermillion in 1866. She measures 122 tons net, rates B 1-1/2 and has an evaluation of $1,500.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      July 10, 1896


NAME: R. PELTON (Pre-list); J. R. PELTON (1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878;
1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 21551
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 104.1
BEAM: 22.7
DEPTH: 8.3
GROSS: 125.66 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882); 119.38 (1883); 125.66 (1884; 1885
NET: 119.38 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1866
STATE: OH
CITY: Vermillion
HOME PORT: Vermillion, OH (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872); Cleveland, OH (1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES: Also listed in 1876, 1877 and 1878 as: 21551, Schooner, R. PELTON, 125.66, Vermillion, OH.


NOTE -- Apparently the vessel was renumber to 13500 in 1891 or 92


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Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1896
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.19812
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. R. Pelton (Schooner), U13500, aground, 1 Jul 1896