THREE BELLS (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
24147
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Harvey M. & Harry B. Mixer, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
124' 6"
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
10' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
305.49
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Good Harbor, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
 Nov 1884
How:
Sank
Final Cargo:
Oak timbers
Notes:
Sank in storm; some wreckage salvaged & on display, Northport, Michigan restaurant
History

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1854, November Grounded North Pier, Buffalo

1856, May 17 Owned Lake Navigation Company, Buffalo

1858, August Sprang leak, Lake Erie with railroad iron

1858, October 16 Owned E.E. Bruce, Chicago, Illinois

1859, July 16 Owned Daniel Newhall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1862, April 18 Owned Abner Kirby, A.A. Carpenter & S.M. Stephenson,

Milwaukee; repaired

1863, April 28 Owned Kirby & Carpenter, Milwaukee

1865, April 8 Owned W.O. Carpenter, S.M. Stephenson, A.A. Carpenter &

Abner Kirby; 123.2 x 26.4 x 9.8', 197.47 gross tons

1871, March 30 Owned Abner Kirby, Chicago

1872 Repaired

1873 Repaired

1874, February 11 Owned Abner Kirby & L. Campbell

1875 Repaired

1882 Repaired

1884 Owned Henry J. Pauly, Milwaukee

1884, November Wrecked, 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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THREE BELLS (1854, Schooner)