FORESTER (1868, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
37181
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erin, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Saunders
Location of Original Owner:
N. Liverpool, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
68.6'
Beam:
19.6'
Depth:
5.2'
Tonnage (gross):
40.20
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Sanilac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
10 Sep 1898
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm, went to pieces quickly; crew rescued. 1898, Dec 5 Documents surrendered; total loss.
History

1873, Apr 18 Owned J. R. Tornay, Swan Creek, MI.

1881 Major repairs.

1882 Major repairs.

1888 Major repairs.

1888, Oct 11 Ashore, wrecked Grindstone City, MI, Lake Michigan.

1891, Oct Holed, wrecked Pilot Island.

1898, Sep 10 Wrecked Port Sanilac, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FORESTER (1868, Scow Schooner)