ALERT (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
105101
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Trenton, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. A. Turner
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
143.1'
Beam:
28.9'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
360
Tonnage (net):
342+
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 Sep 1904
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Broke loose in gale in tow of steamer DUNCAN CITY, swamped and sank.
History

1873 Owned Peshtigo Co.,Chicago.

1894, Nov 15 Failed to make harbor at Grand Haven, landed on beach.

1895, May 15 Arrived in Menominee, MI.

1898, Aug 21 Sunk in Sturgeon Bay Canal by collision with steamer I. WATSON STEPHENSON. Both vessels laden with lumber.

1904, Sep 16 Sank in Lake Michigan near S. Manitou Island.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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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ALERT (1871, Schooner)