OWEN, J. EMORY
Registry and Rig Information
|Name||OWEN, J. EMORY|
Dimensions and Tonnage
|Rebuilds||Rebuilt, Buffalo, NY, April 28, 1905 (256.33 x 38.42 x 15.66; 1264 gross - 1034 net).|
|History||First enrollment issued at Detroit, MI, May 31, 1888.Name changed at Buffalo, NY, May 6, 1905.
Vessel was partially burned and sank in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal on December 5, 1903, and was subsequently abandoned to the underwriters. The vessel was later raised, repaired, and returned to service as the F.A. MEYER.
[Source: U.S. Life-Saving Service Annual Report, 1905, p.129; The (Duluth) Labor World, Dec. 26, 1903]
|Disposition||Cut by ice and foundered twenty-two miles east of Southeast Shoal, Lake Erie, on December 18, 1909; crew rescued by propeller MAPLETON. Vessel was bound from Boyne City, MI, for Buffalo, NY, with lumber at time of loss.|
|Builder||Detroit Dry Dock Co.|
|Place Built||Detroit, MI|
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