Walter B. AllenTwin-masted schooner sits upright, the masts down on her deck. Her bowsprit, a windlass and a cargo steam engine behind the first hold remain in place.
|Other Names:||Also seen as W. B. ALLEN|
|Vessel Built:||1866, H.C. Pierson or Pearson, Ogdensburg, NY|
|Vessel Specifications:||137 ft., 296 t.|
|Type of Vessel:||Schooner, Two-Masted|
|Depth to Deck:||148 ft (45m)|
|Depth to Bottom:||160 ft (48m)|
|How it Sunk:||Being towed to Manitowoc for repairs when struck by a gale and foundered after her tow steamerís fires were drowned. Her temporary tow company crew was rescued.
Located in May, 1975|
|Date of Loss:||1880, Apr. 16|
|Place of Loss:||Off Manitowoc, WI|
|References:||Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze|