CLARA (1877, Sloop)


Year of Build:
1877
Official Number:
125616
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Sloop
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
31.5'
Beam:
12.5'
Depth:
3.6'
Tonnage (gross):
21.06
Tonnage (net):
20.01
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Miller's Station, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Aug 1887
How:
Broke up in storm.
Final Cargo:
Hardwood lumber.
Notes:
1 of 2 crew lost.
History

1884 Owned Wm. S. Lawrence, Manistee, MI.

1885 Lenghtened to 54' x 14' x 4' and converted to 2 masted schooner (may have been a scow).

1887, Aug 23 Bound to Chicago from Manistee, caught in storm.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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CLARA (1877, Sloop)