The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Moselle (Schooner), U6311, destroyed, 6 Sep 1897


Description
Full Text

TWO OLD SCHOONERS DOOMED.
      Two old schooners are to be destroyed in a realistic naval display off Chicago on the night of September 6. They are the NORTH CAPE and MOSELLE. The NORTH CAPE was built at Depere in 1873 and measures 366.72 net tons, while the MOSELLE was built at Buffalo in 1855 and has a net measurement of 233.05 tons.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      September 1, 1897

Schooner MOSELLE. U. S. No. 16311. Of 245.31 tons gross; 233.05 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 127.4 x 25.7 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: destroyed
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1897
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.19898
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
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.










Moselle (Schooner), U6311, destroyed, 6 Sep 1897