ARK (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Averill
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
50
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Waukegan & Grosse Point, 10 miles from shore, Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Nov 1853
How:
Abandoned after becoming water logged.
Notes:
Crew taken off by propeller SCIOTA.
History

1845 Enrolled Detroit, MI, new vessel.

1847-1853 Three enrollments, Chicago, IL.

1853 Sunk. Lake Michigan.

One of oldest vessels out of Chicago; Captain Wm. White.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ARK (1845, Schooner)