CLARK, ALVIN (1846 - 47, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846 - 47
Official Number:
3985
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Truago (Trenton), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Sometimes called brigantine.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
John Pearson Clark, Detroit, MI.
Ownership Notes:
Detroit fisherman, businessman & ship builder.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105' 8"
Beam:
24' 4"
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
218
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Landfill in Menominee, WI.
Lake Michiagn.
Date:
5  1994
How:
Demolished by contractor.
History

Built to carry salt from Buffalo & Oswego, NY; carrying preserved fish down lake.

1850 Sold to G.W. Bissell of Detroit.

1856, Mar Owned William Higgie, Racine, WI.

1861 Large repairs.

1864, Jun 29 Bound for Oconoto, WI to load lumber for Chicago, "knocked down" in squall & sunk off Chambers Island in Green Bay; 3 lost, 2 saved.

1967, Nov Discovered by Frank Hoffman, diver.

1969, Jul 29 Raised by Frank Hoffman & Harold Derusha of Marinette, WI; berthed at Menominee, MI.

1970, Jun Operated as tourist attraction.

1994, May Demolished.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
Emerson H. Knack
C. Patrick Labadie
Milwaukee Public Library
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

CLARK, ALVIN (1846 - 47, Schooner)
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CLARK, ALVIN (1846 - 47, Schooner)