TWIN SISTERS (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
24151
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevens
Original Owner and Location:
H.N. Gates, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
123'  5 1/2"
Beam:
24'  9 1/2"
Depth:
9'  8 1/2"
Tonnage (old style):
275 7/95
History

1858, Aug Struck reef & filled, Sault Ste. Marie River.

1860, Oct 19 Arrived Nassau; repairs.

1861, Aug 21 Returned to Lakes at Detroit, MI from Spain.

1866 Owned Silverman, Chicago, IL.

1868 200.98 gross tons, Chicago.

1874 Rebuilt.

1875, Nov 25 Owned Captain Robert Strachan; hull strained by ice & heavy seas; returned to Bailey's Harbor, WI.

1876 Owned P.B. Locke, Buffalo, NY.

1876, Jun 9 Took cargo of oak logs, spars & deals to Liverpool, England; lost deckload of spars & deals in heavy seas.

1876, Jun 30 Rig changed from 2 to 3 mast.

1876, Dec 1 To be sold in Europe.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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TWIN SISTERS (1854, Schooner)