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Driver (Schooner), U6201, waterlogged\capsized, 30 Aug 1901


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August 30, 1901. -- Schooner DRIVER, laden with hardwood lumber, waterlogged, capsized and went to pieces off point Au Becs Scies, Lake Michigan.
      Wrecks on the great lakes
      Casualty List for 1901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1901
     

Schooner DRIVER. 137 tons. Capsized in lake Michigan August 31, 1901. Loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1901
      Detroit Free Press
      December 15, 1901


Schooner DRIVER. U. S. No. 6201. Of 137 tons gross; 130 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1856. Home port Sheboygan, Wis. 103.0 x 26.0 x 1.10 Owned by H. Halverson.
      Great Lakes Register, 1900


NAME: DRIVER
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 6201
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 103.0
BEAM: 26.0
DEPTH: 8.0
GROSS: 137.35 (Pre-list;1869;1870;1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876;1877;1878;1879;1880;1880-81;1882;1883;1884;1885
NET: 130.49 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1856
STATE: WI
CITY: Milwaukee
HOME PORT: Grand Haven, MI (Pre-list); Chicago, IL (1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;1878; 1879; 1880;
1880-81; 1882; 1883); Grand Haven, MI (1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:
      Mvus, Pre-list to 1885




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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: waterlogged\capsized
Freight: hardwood lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1901
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.22865
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.69111 Longitude: -86.25537
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Driver (Schooner), U6201, waterlogged\capsized, 30 Aug 1901