Ghosts of the Oceana Coast

The following table is excepted from my books "Ghosts of the Oceana Coast" and shows all historic shipwrecks of Oceana County waters. It is followed by a map of approximate wreck locations. For more information, email Brendon Baillod.

Vessels Wrecked in Oceana County Waters

Name

Rig

Offcl.
No.

Built

Tonnage

Dimensions

Date Lost

Place Lost

Loss Type

Neptune

Brig

N/A

1834

166.77 BOM

88.9x24.2x8.10

11/25/1839

Little Sable Point

Aground

Telegraph

Sch.

N/A

1848

179.17 BOM

103.7x24.5x7.10

9/28/1853

S. of L. Sable Pt.

Ashore

John B. Wright

Sch.

N/A

1854

384 BOM

139x26x11 (est.)

10/3/1854

S. of Pentwater

Aground

Amanda Harwood

Sch.

N/A

1847

169.49 BOM

105.6x23.2x7.7

1855

Little Sable Pt.

Unknown

James M. Hughes

Sch.

N/A

1847

165.59 BOM

99.8x23.8x8.4

11/15/1855

Pentwater

Ashore

North Yuba

Sch.

N/A

1853

154.42 BOM

97.6x25.6x7.0

12/6/1855

S. of L. Sable Pt.

Ashore

Mackinaw Boat*

Slp.

N/A

c.1855

c. 15 gt.

30x6x3 (est.)

12/12/1857

Off L. Sable Pt.

Capsized

Equator

Sch.

N/A

1842

131.51 BOM

84.10x20.2x8.6

1858

Off L. Sable Pt.

Unknown

Garden City

Sch.

N/A

1854

329.08 BOM

131.9x25.8x10.6

10/17/1858

Off L. Sable Pt.

Foundered

H.N. Gates

Sch.

N/A

1847

168.78 BOM

100x21.5x8.7

12/14/1864

Pentwater

Ashore

Roanoke

Sch.

21299

1843

119.85 gt.

92.1x23.3x8.4

10/27/1866

Pentwater

Aground

Mary Stewart

Prop

N/A

1855

422.40 BOM

170.11x27.2x10

11/11/1866

Pentwater

Aground

Chieftain

Sch.

N/A

1857

202 gt.

115x25.8x10.8

11/1867

L. Sable Pt.

Ashore

Commencement

ScSch

4346

1853

72.66 gt.

75.9x19.9x6.8

10/1869

L. Sable Pt.

Ashore

Titan

Sch.

24149

1856

284.65 gt.

132x26x12

11/5/1869

Pentwater

Ashore

Jefferson

Sch.

12762

1853

240.03 gt.

137x25.6x10.7

11/1/1870

L. Sable Pt.

Aground

Samuel Robinson

Sch.

22347

1853

235.79 gt.

127.8x25.7x10.4

5/24/1872

SW of Pentwater

Collision

Louis Meeker

Sch.

15873

1872

310.63 gt.

137.7x26.2x11.2

8/28/1872

N. of L. Sable Pt.

Capsized

Souvenir*

Sch.

22579

1854

51.54 BOM

66.3x21.2x5.6

11/26/1872

N. of Pentwater

Ashore

Minnie Corlett*

Sch.

16632

1866

93 gt.

c. 99x23x7

11/26/1872

N. of Pentwater

Ashore

Black Hawk

ScSch

2236

1857

106.61 gt.

106x23x6

8/6/1875

Silver Lake

Ashore

Minnie Williams

Sch.

16426

1862

288.80 gt.

135.0x26.2x12.1

10/27/1875

N. of Pentwater

Foundered

Lt. Gen. US Grant

ScSch

14663

1862

156.14 gt.

113.0x24.2x8.7

9/20/1878

Pentwater

Aground

Magic

Sch

16411

1853

89.62 gt.

93.2x26.1x6.1

10/28/1878

Pentwater

Ashore

Mercury*

Sch.

50874

1872

230.31 gt.

121.3x27.1x9.1

10/19/1879

Pentwater

Aground

George Lamont*

Tug

None

1879

14 gt.

45x10x4

3/14/1880

Off Pentwater

Capsized

Morning Light

Sch.

16410

1857

225.92 gt.

127.8x26.0x10.7

11/23/1882

S. of L. Sable Pt.

Ashore

Norman

Prop

18167

1863

545.23 gt.

134.42x26x12.5

11/11/1883

Pentwater

Aground

Kitty Grant

Sch.

14035

1853

75 gt.

78x21x7

10/8/1884

Off L. Sable Pt.

Capsized

Alice E. Getty

Tug

10500

1871

30 gt.

70.0x25.5x7.3

11/20/1884

Pentwater

Aground

Jane

Sch.

N/A

c.1885

c. 10 gt.

c. 30x6x3

4/4/1885

Off L. Sable Pt.

Capsized

Mollie

ScSch

50606

1867

59.38 gt.

83.1x20.3x6.4

11/21/1890

SW L. Sable Pt.

Foundered

Daisy Day

Prop

15702

1880

146.86 gt.

103.4x20.7x7.6

10/11/1891

Little Sable Pt.

Aground

C.L. Fick

ScSch

33668

1867

89.32 gt.

97.4x22.8x6.7

10/15/1894

Stony Lake

Ashore

Phantom

ScSch

15049

1888

13 gt.

57x13x4

9/13/1895

Off L. Sable Pt.

Foundered

H.C. Richards

Sch.

95257

1873

700 gt.

189x33x13

10/27/1895

Off L. Sable Pt.

Foundered

Charles Rietz*

Prop

12508

1872

245.52 gt.

127.0x26.5x9.4

12/11/1895

S. of Pentwater

Ashore

I.M. Forrest

Sch.

10017

1871

174.12 gt.

122x24x9.42

4/16/1897

Pentwater

Aground

Emma Banner*

ScSch

13605

1889

92.41 gt.

81.0 x23.9x7.0

8/18/1897

WSW L.Sable Pt.

Capsized

Waneetee

Sch.

22919

1847

116.53 gt.

88.7x22.5x8.6

c. 1900

Pentwater Lake

Abandond

Kellogg*

Scow

16259

1882

619 gt.

160.0x35.9x9.3

9/8/1910

NW of L. Sable Pt.

Capsized

Frank L. Vance

Prop

12067

1887

1731.38 gt.

257.5x39.4x20.1

10/4/1910

NW of Pentwater

Burned

Two Brothers

Tug

20645

1908

11 gt.

32.0x9.9x3.9

11/23/1912

Pentwater

Hit Pier

Starlight

Yct.

11670

1897

30.63 gt.

60.66x14.5x6.5

6/30/1920

Pentwater Lake

Abandond

+Anna C. Minch

Prop

C153113

1903

4285 gt.

380x50x28

11/11/1940

S. of Pentwater

Aground

+Novadoc

Prop

C149465

1928

1934 gt.

235x43x20

11/11/1940

S. of Pentwater

Aground

+Wm. B. Davock

Prop

20411

1907

4220 gt.

420x52x23

11/11/1940

Off L. Sable Pt.

Foundered

Mistress

Tug

22260

1922

15 gt.

38.7x10.5x4.0

3/3/1941

Off Pentwater

Burned

Pal

Tug

23819

1938

17 gt.

35.8x10.6x3.8

5/4/1946

Off Pentwater

Burned

Comanche

Tug

25364

1900

209 gt.

84.7x18.5x8.3

12/11/1985

N. of Pentwater

Foundered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Vessel was recovered or remains were removed.