Grace Channon

Three-masted wooden schooner lies in 185 feet of water. She sits upright and is quite intact with the cabins still on the deck.

Other Names:none , but many spelling variations of the name are seen including SHANNON, CHARMON, CHARMING, CHARME, etc.
Official Number:85309
Vessel Built:1873, W. Ellinwood, E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Specifications:141x26x12, 266 g
Type of Vessel:Schooner, Three-Masted
Depth to Deck:170 ft (51m)
Depth to Bottom:185 ft (56m)
How it Sunk:Collided with the propeller tug FAVORITE and sunk. Bound Chicago for Buffalo. The young son of the owner of the schooner was lost.
Loss Type:Collision
Date of Loss:1877, Aug 2
Place of Loss:12 mi S of Milwaukee
Vessel Cargo:Light or coal
Lives Loss:One
References:Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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