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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Charles F. Gordon

Other name(s): J. O. Webster; J.T. Wing; Oliver H. Perry

Ship owner: A.L. Stockwell; Chippewa Timber Co.; Detroit Historical Commission; J.T. Wing; R.G. Beazley; Webster Marine Inc.

Ship builder: Beazley Brothers, Weymouth, Massachusetts

Year ship built: 1919

Final disposition: Stranded In Norwalk Island, CT on May 13, 1931 and salvaged and redocumented in 1935. Burned at Belle Isle in 1959 for removal.


Out of documentation in 1931-1935 and after 1939.

b) J.O. Webster (US. 223574)

c) J.T. Wing (1936)

d) Oliver H. Perry (c. 1938)

e) J.T. Wing (G. Piggott, manager) (c. 1940)



1) R.G. Beazley, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2) Webster Marine, Inc.;Miami, Florida (1924)

3) A.L.Stockwell, Boston, Massachusetts (1926)

4) Chippewa Timber Co., Soo, Michigan

5) J.T. Wing Co., Detroit, Michigan (G. Piggott, mgr.)

6) Detroit Historical Comm. (1948)

Registry number: C.141455;U.S.223574

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Schooner

Height: 14 ft.

Width: 33.5 ft.

Length: 140.5 ft.

Gross tonnage: 431

Net tonnage: 373

Materials: Wood

Engine type: None

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