HUNTER (1854, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
11301
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Kelly
Original Owner and Location:
Smith, Kelly & Lockwood, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
172
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Milwaukee, WI harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Jul 1887
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Sand.
Notes:
Capsized at dock while unloading.
History

1855 Enrolled Sandusky, OH; 172 tons.

1860 Owned J.D. Smith, Milan, OH; has bilge pumps.

1861 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1863 Owned Ryerson & Morris, Chicago.

1863, Jul 17 Sunk Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1865 Enrolled Chicago; 131 gross tons.

1866 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1868 Milwaukee owners.

1871 Owned Nelson, Milwaukee.

1873 Rebuilt, Wolf & Davidson, Milwaukee.

1874 Sunk Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie, cargo corn; raised, towed to Buffalo, NY.

1874, May Damaged by collision, Milwaukee.

1876 Owned F. Hackett, Milwaukee.

1877, Jul 12 Sunk Milwaukee Harbor, Lake Michigan.

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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HUNTER (1854, Scow Schooner)