COOPER, LOTTIE (1876, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
140185
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Master Carpenter:
Greenfield S. Rand
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Jones, et al., Two Rivers, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
131.1'
Beam:
27.3'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
265.56
Capacity:
250,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Apr 1894
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
At anchor outside harbor, capsized & sank; 1 life lost. Lumber salvaged.
History

1876, Mar 30 Launched.

1878, May 14 Readmeasured 131 x 27 x 9; 252.48 gross / 239.86 net tons.

1880, Nov 5 Stranded Shermans Bay; released 4 days later.

c1884 - 1890 Carried lumber for Truman - Cooper Lumber & Flour Mill.

1884, Aug 29 Ashore Port Sanilac, MI with cargo of lumber; released.

1888 Same owner; enrolled Milwaukee.

1890 Owned Ole Groh, Milwaukee.

1894, Mar 7 Owned Ole Groh, et al, Milwaukee.

1894 Apr 9 Dragged ashore Sheboygan; wrecked.

1894, Apr 12 Documents surrendered Milwaukee; total loss.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

COOPER, LOTTIE (1876, Schooner)
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COOPER, LOTTIE (1876, Schooner)