Our Son (1875)
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Our Sun drying sails
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The schooner "Our Son" was owned by the House of David , a religious sect from St. Joseph, Michigan. She was one of the last sailing ships on the lakes and was operated in the tie and post trade.
Final Voyage


"September 26, 1930.. Schooner Our Son water-logged 40 miles west-southwest of Big Point Sauble, spotted flying a distress signal by steamer William Nelson, Capt. Charles H. Moir. The Nelson worked two hours getting into postion to take off Our Son's crew, after which the vessel foundered 30 miles northeast of Sheboygan."
Today


"Drawn by WPA in the 1930's, using plans and information from Joys Brothers.
 
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