FOSTER, G.F. (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
10195
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kalamazoo, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Randall
Original Owner:
R. Meadowcroft
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
123 89/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Sable.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Oct 1870
How:
Wrecked.
History

1852, May 27 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1853, Sep Struck by lightning, Muskegon, MI.

1855, Apr 10 Owned M. Ko-son, Chicago District.

1860, May 31 Owned Rawson, Chicago.

1862, Jul Collision with schooner HELEN KENT.

1862, Aug 14 Owned T. Hanson, Chicago District.

1863, May 12 Owned P. Johnson, Chicago District.

1865 93 gross tons.

1867, Feb 20 Owned D. Nelson, Milwaukee District.

1867, Apr 9 Owned J. Miller.

1868 US10195, 93.05 gross tons.

1870, Jul 10 Bound Chicago, IL - Lincoln, MI, lost 3 men near Kalamazoo.

1870, Oct 21 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Gerry Metzler
Newspaper Clippings
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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FOSTER, G.F. (1852, Schooner)