PRESTO (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
19769
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Squires
Original Owner and Location:
J.B. Wilber, Huron
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
111.4'
Beam:
25.4'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
247
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sand Beach (Harbor Beach), MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
16 Oct 1897
How:
Broke up & sank in gale while trying to make harbor.
Final Cargo:
Light.
History

1863 Owned Ryan, Sprague, Huron, OH.

1866 Owned Whitney, Gardner & Myrick, Sandusky, OH.

1867 Large repairs.

1868 Owned Racine, WI; 198.07 gross tons.

1871 Owned Captain Hughes, Racine.

1876 Owned J. Nemire & Co., Grand Haven, MI.

1881 Major repairs.

1887 Bottom Caulked.

1893 Owned Dall, Chicago, IL(?)

1895 Owned Chicago; bottom caulked.

1895, Oct 16 Wrecked in gale, Harbor Beach, MI.

1896 Owned T. Bowie, Chicago.

1897 Bottom caulked.

1897, Oct 16 Wrecked, Sand Beach, Lake Huron.

1898 Owned Chamberlain, Detroit, MI.

1899 Not listed.

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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PRESTO (1857, Schooner)