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Presto (Schooner), U19769, aground, 16 Oct 1897


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The tug C.W. WELLS was burned at Bar Point on Saturday. The schooner PRESTO was wrecked at Sand beach on Saturday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 18, 1897
     
     

NAME: PRESTO
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 19769
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 111.4
BEAM: 25.4
DEPTH: 9.5
GROSS: 198.07 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873); 183.63 (1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879;
1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 174.45 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1857
STATE: MI
CITY: Huron
HOME PORT: Racine, WI (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871); Grand Haven, MI (1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:


Schooner PRESTO. U. S. No. 19769. Of 183.63 gross tons; 174.45 tons net. Built Huron, Mich., 1857. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 111.4 x 25.4 x 9.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24415
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Presto (Schooner), U19769, aground, 16 Oct 1897