BLACK HAWK (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
2140
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
E. Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square topsail, standing keel, tree-nail fastened.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thos. A. Estes
Original Owner and Location:
Whitmore, Blanchard, Allen & Estes, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
96'
Beam:
23.8'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
144.51
Final Disposition
Date:
  1913
Notes:
Hulk to be burned Niagara Sham battle 8/17/1913.
History

1861, May 9 Launched.

1861, Jun 15 Owned O.W. Blodgett et al, Detroit, MI.

1861, Nov 6 Owned G.S. Hazard, A. Nushuem, Buffalo, NY.

1862 Owned S.B. Lyman, J. Nelson, Milwaukee, WI.

1863, Jul 10 Owned C. Olsen, J.W. Louden, Milwaukee, WI.

1864, Feb 21 Owned A.P. Lyman, J. Lowndes; readmeasured 96 x 23.8 x 8; 144 gross tons.

1865, Apr 24 Owned A.P. Lyman & A. Ruls, Milwaukee, WI.

1866 Owned S.A. Haines & F. Haynes, Chicago, IL.

1867, Feb 27 Owned J. Minard & H. Owen, Chicago, IL.

1869-70 Rebuilt.

1876 Owned Jones et al, Racine, WI.

1876, Mar 17 Owned W. Patterson, Chicago, IL.

1878, May 8 Owned US. Barbour, et al, Chicago, IL.

1878, Aug 2 Owned L.D. Crey, Chicago, IL.

1878, Aug 21 Owned J. L. Wheeler, Chicago, IL.

1879 Owned Henry J. Pauly, Milwaukee, WI.

1880 Rebuilt Milwaukee Shipyard Co & lengthened; 3 masts; 122 x 24.4 x 8.1'; 172.31 gross tons/163.70 net tons.

1882, Jun 12 Owned Henry C. North, Milwaukee, WI.

1886, Jun 12 Owned Annie M. Portsch, Milwaukee, WI.

1887, Mar 24 Owned John A. Nelson, Milwaukee, WI & Halvor Williamson, Racine, WI.

1891-1909 Owned John A. Nelson, Milwaukee, WI.

Late 1890's Laid up Kinnick Ave. Bridge, Milwaukee, WI.

1904, Jun 14 Documents surrendered.

1909 Hulk bought by independent tug line at Marshall's sale.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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BLACK HAWK (1861, Schooner)