BURTON, LOMIE A. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
15958
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Dewey Kempton & Carter
Original Owner and Location:
Allen Burton, et al, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
128'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
203
Tonnage (net):
183
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Manitou Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Nov 1911
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Sank off South Manitiou Island after damage at North Manitou.
History

1873, Jul 15 Carried 14,599 bushels corn on first trip.

1887 Owned Daniel W. Chipman et al, Milwaukee; used to transport farm & lumber products.

1898 Owned Anthony Bolster, Milwaukee.

1908 Owned Meuller Fuel & Coal Co., Milwaukee.

1911 Owned Herman Krones, Milwaukee.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

BURTON, LOMIE A. (1873, Schooner)
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BURTON, LOMIE A. (1873, Schooner)