The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. Fretter (Schooner), U13663, sunk by collision, 27 Nov 1878


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Port Huron, Nov. 27. -- The schooner F. A. GEORGER, while sailing down the river, struck the small schooner J. FRETTER, lying at the Wolverine Drydock, causing her to fill and sink immediately, in about fourteen feet of water. She was partly loaded with lumber and junk. The full amount of damage is not known. The captain of the GEORGIA was unable to manage his vessel in the current.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Thursday, November 28, 1878
     
     
     
NAME: J. FRETTER
RIG: Schooner (Pre-list, Suppl; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879);
Scow schooner (1880)
OFFICIAL NO: 13663
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DEPTH:
GROSS: 75.77 (Pre-list, Suppl; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880)
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YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Port Huron, MI (Pre-list, Suppl; 1869); Conneaut, OH (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873); Cleveland,
OH (1875); Conneaut, OH (1876; 1877; 1878); Bay City, MI (1879); Port Huron, MI (1880)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list, Suppl; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880.
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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1878
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.22901
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. Fretter (Schooner), U13663, sunk by collision, 27 Nov 1878