ABIGAIL (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Official Number:
368
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scroll head & square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T.L. Lyons
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
99'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
178
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Georgian Bay or North Channel.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1892
Notes:
Probably lost before July 1 1892.
History

1849 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1852, Jan 10 Ashore near Ashtabula, OH with railroad iron in gale of Nov 5.

1855 October Dismasted in gale on Lake Michigan.

1859 Large repairs.

1860 Owned Thomas Sims of Chicago.

1862 Repaired.

1868 US368, 132.97 gross tons, barge.

1871 Owned Kirby, Furlong, & Co., Grand Haven, MI.

1873 Owned Boomsleeter, Grand Haven, MI.

1875 Fall Ashore near Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan.

1892 Lost in Georgian Bay or North Channel.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ABIGAIL (1849, Schooner)