FLORENCE (1869, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
9859
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Baltimore, NY
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Note: Passenger yacht.
Hull Materials:
Iron
Builder Name:
John Wells & Sons
Original Owner:
John Poisson
Dimensions
Length:
42.5'
Beam:
9.25'
Depth:
4.16'
Tonnage (gross):
11.46
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Racine, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1922
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Dismantled & sunk.
History

1879, Aug 30 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1881, Jun 16 Owned Capt. Ed. Napier; converted to canal tug.

1888, Oct 20 Rebuilt Grand Haven, MI, 71 x 14 x 4', 26.51 gross / 13.25 net tons.

1899 Owned John Poisson.

1922, Sep 26 Dismantled & sunk, Racine, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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FLORENCE (1869, Yacht)