BYRON (c1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Burmeister ?
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
180
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 May 1867
How:
Collision, capsized.
Notes:
Capsized & went to bottom after colliding with schooner CANTON; crew rescued.
History

1849-50 Milwaukee lumber trade, Manistee.

1867, May 8 Capsized.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BYRON (c1849, Schooner)