SIMPSON, LUCIA A. (1875, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
140097
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
E. B. Simpson & Co., Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
127'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
227.04
Tonnage (net):
215.72
Capacity:
425 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI Boneyard
Lake Michigan
Date:
3 Dec 1935
How:
burned
History

1876-99 Lumber trade from Muskegon, MI-Chicago, IL.

1883 Major repairs.

1884 Owned E. G. Files, Manistee, MI.

1893 Rebuilt.

1899 Owned Milwaukee, WI.

1901-30+ Owned Charles J. Sanderson, Milwaukee.

1903-1929 Captained by Hans Simonson; carried lumber between Escanaba, MI & Milwaukee.

1927 Last shipping season.

1929, May Overhauled, Sturgeon Bay, WI; lost mizzen mast off Twin River Point, WI; left in boneyard.

1935 Last owned Town Harbor Yacht Club, Chicago, fitted out as Club House.

1935, Dec 3 Burned.

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

SIMPSON, LUCIA A. (1875, Schooner)
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SIMPSON, LUCIA A. (1875, Schooner)