BELOIT (1863, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
2139
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Holland, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C.H. Smith or E.M. Beckwith
Original Owner and Location:
J. Power et al, Racine, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
133 04/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Nov 1881
How:
Sank & abandoned.
Notes:
Collided with pier during storm; sank. Tug tried towing, abandoned; went to pieces. 1881, Dec 30 Documents surrendered Chicago.
History

1863-65 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1865 Readmeasured 105 gross tons.

1866, Apr 5 Owned J.C. Maxwell, Racine, WI.

1866-80 Enrolled Chicago.

1867, Feb 15 Owned N. Rederson.

1868 Stranded near White Lake, Lake Michigan.

1871 Owned Racine, WI, repaired.

1873 Owned J. Peterson.

1873, Sep 3 Owned W. Hitchcock, Chicago, IL.

1874 Repaired.

1880, May 22 Owned J.A. Van Thaden.

1881, Nov 19 Sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Gerry Metzler
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BELOIT (1863, Scow Schooner)