CORLETT, MINNIE (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
16632
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pentwater, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Corlett
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
92
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lifesaving Station #7, Chicago.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Mar 1878
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Sprung leak, ran onto breakwater; one life lost.
History

1866, Oct 30 Ashore, Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan.

1872, Nov 29 Ashore near Lincoln Cape, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Brown, et al, Muskegon, MI.

1876, May 22 In collision with Schooner ALLEGHANY near Menominee.

1876, Oct 9 Ashore, Grand Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1878 Same owner; repairs.

1878, Mar 24 Lost near Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
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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CORLETT, MINNIE (1866, Scow Schooner)