CITY OF SHEBOYGAN (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
125218
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hamilton
Original Owner and Location:
Christian Raab, Sheboygan, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135.2'
Beam:
30.1'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
258
Tonnage (net):
246
Capacity:
18,000 bushels grain
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Amherst Island, near Kingston, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
25 Sep 1915
How:
Sprang leak, foundered.
Final Cargo:
Feldspar.
Notes:
5 died; heavily loaded with 700 tons cargo.
History

1882, Apr 12 Reconsturcted at Milwaukee, WI.

1886, Nov 5 Wrecked Detour, MI; 1 died; cargo coal.

1887, Jun Refloated & refitted by tug LEVIATHAN.

1892, Apr 20 Wrecked by unidentified schooner, Chicago River.

1915, Aug Owned E. M. MacDonald, Toronto, ONT; C137894.

1915 Owned, W. M. Schlosser, Milwaukee.

1915 Sep 25 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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CITY OF SHEBOYGAN (1871, Schooner)