TELEGRAPH (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
24232
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E.M. Berkwith
Original Owner and Location:
Ferry & Sons, Grand Haven, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
79' 6"
Beam:
21' 10"
Depth:
6' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
102
History

1855 Enrolled Detroit

1860, June Same owner; capsized on Lake Michigan, crew rescued by

schooner GEM, TELEGRAPH towed to Grand Haven, Michigan, by

tug MCQUEEN; repaired

1863 Owned John Gilhuly, Chicago, Illinois

1865 Same owner, readmeasured 81.17 gross tons

1866 Owned Christian Olson, et.al., Chicago

1868 Owned at Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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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TELEGRAPH (1854, Schooner)