AMARETTA MOSHER U389

  • Schooner Barge
  • 22ffw 7m
  • 135ft Length
  • Starve Island Reef, Lake Erie
  • 41 36. 767   82 48.900

Chronological History #

  • 1867, Jun 10 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.
  • 1869, Jun Collision with schooner NORTH STAR at Chicago.
  • 1871 Owned Mosher et al, Albany, NY.
  • 1871, Apr Collided with schooner H.C. POST on Black River.
  • 1871, Sep Damaged hull with tug BABCOCK at Chicago, Lake Michigan.
  • 1873, Sep Damaged in Lake Michigan storm.
  • 1874 Refastened.
  • 1876 New deck.
  • 1879 New box.
  • 1879, Nov 18 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.
  • 1885 Rebuilt as 3 mast schooner.
  • 1893, Jun 4 Aground Cheboygan , MI, Lake Huron, with cedar.
  • 1898 Re-caulked.
  • 1899 Owned J.S. Dunham, Chicago, IL; 134 X 24’8″ X 10’9″.
  • 1900 Owned David Hutchinson, Port Huron, MI.
  • 1901 Owned William H. Hutchinson, Lockport, NY; repaired.
  • 1902 Owned J.M. Shackett, Marine City, MI.
  • 1902, Nov 29 Wrecked.

Selection of News Articles for more www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca #

Port Huron Daily Times 
      Tuesday, December 2, 1902 #

The LANGELL’s captain has sighted the wrecks of the steamer D.F. ROSE which is stranded on Starve Island reef and the barge MOSHER. The ROSE is in bad shape but the MOSHER does not appear to be badly damaged. Both vessels are loaded with coal. 

Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902  #

Schooner AMARETTA MOSHER. U. S. No. 389. Of 300 tons gross; 285 tons net. Built Ashtabula, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 134.9 x 30.5 x 10.6 Crew of 6. 
NOTE:- omitted from the Merchant vessel List, 1903

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