RAND, H. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
11185
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.Rand & Son
Original Owner and Location:
E.K. Rand & George Hanson, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Ownership Notes:
Owned Rand & Edwards ?
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
86'
Beam:
23' 5"
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
134.24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beach 15 miles north of Racine, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
 Jun 1901
How:
After capsizing, was towed to beach & blown up
History

1857, November Struck bar, Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan; &/or went

ashore north of Saint Joseph, Michigan, Lake Michigan

1860 Owned Chauncey Parker, Racine, Wisconsin

1860, August Sprang leak & damaged wheat cargo off Chicago

1863 Owned Edward McKay, Racine

1865 Large repairs; readmeasured 94.04 gross tons

1867-68 Large repairs

1869, May Collided with bark F.PALMS off Chicago

1871 Same owner, Chicago

1874, April Damaged in collision at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1875 Rebuilt

1876 Owned V. Meshek, Chicago

1879 Rebuilt by G.S.Rand; 106.5 x 23.6 x 7.6, 124 gross/118 net tons;

3 masts; same owner, Kewaunee, Wisconsin

1880 Major repairs

1887, March Owned August Smith, Chicago

1901, May 24 Capsized in storm off Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Lake

Michigan; all lost

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

RAND, H. (1856, Schooner)
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RAND, H. (1856, Schooner)