The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Medora (Scow), U16451, sunk, 30 Oct 1868


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The scow MEDORA loading at Grim's Pier, this side of Wolf River when the storm sprang up was swung into by the schooner H. B. STEELE who was trying to get away from the pier, the MEDORA was so badly damaged that she sprung a leak and sank in 7 feet of water. It is reported that the MEDORA has gone to pieces. Of 64 tons burden she was built at Clayton in 1861 rated C I and valued at $2, 000.
      Chicago Tribune
      Tuesday, November 3, 1868
     
     
     
Scow MEDORA, of 64 tons, classed C 1, and valued at $1,500.
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, december 14, 1868
     
     
NAME: MEDORA
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 16451
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 54.84 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Detroit, MI (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878.
NOTES:


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1868
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.23278
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Medora (Scow), U16451, sunk, 30 Oct 1868