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Stafford (Schooner), U23362, aground, 7 Nov 1900


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Good Harbor, Mich., November 7. -- The schooner STAFFORD, which was endeavoring to ride out the gale in Good Harbor Bay, parted her anchor chains at 3 o'clock this morning and was driven ashore. The life-boat was carried away by the seas, and all of the crew except the cook are still on board. The cook jumped overboard and swam ashore. The wrecked vessel has a cargo of potatoes, and may be a total loss.
      The STAFFORD registers 100 gross tons, was built 32 years ago in Tonawanda, rates A 2½ is uninsured and is owned by Otto Olsen, is valued at about $3,000
      Detroit Free Press
      November 9, 1900
     


NAME: STAFFORD
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 23362
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 112.0
BEAM: 25.0
DEPTH: 9.0
GROSS: 199.91 (Third Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880); 199.98
(1880-81; 1882); 199.91 (1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 189.92 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1868
STATE: NY
CITY: Tonawanda
HOME PORT: Cleveland, OH (Third Suppl); Vermillion, OH (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878; 1879; 1880); Grand Haven, MI (1880-81); Muskegon, MI (1882); Grand Haven, MI (1883;
1884); Chicago, IL (1885
YEARS LISTED: Third Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: potatoes
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1900
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.23099
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.95083 Longitude: -85.84703
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Stafford (Schooner), U23362, aground, 7 Nov 1900