SISKAWIT (c1839, Schooner)


Year of Build:
circa1839
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
LaPointe, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
American Fur Co.
Original Owner:
American Fur Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
37.36
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near mouth of Chocolay River
Lake Superior
Date:
25 Dec 1849
How:
grounded
Final Cargo:
supplies for Marquette, MI
History

Various spellings: SISKOWIT, SISKIWIT, SISKAWET, SISKAVET, SISCOETTE, SISKUME.

1840, Oct 3 Grounded Isle Royale, Lake Superior.

1841, Jun Released & repaired.

1842-49 Ran commercial cargoes along Lake Superior ports.

1846-49 Enrolled Michillimackinac, Mi.

1849, Dec 25 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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SISKAWIT (c1839, Schooner)