TORRENT, NELLIE (1881, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
130206
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Plain head; round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
52
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
John Torrent, N. Muskegon, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
140.5'
Beam:
28.7'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (gross):
326.44
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lime Isle, MI., St. Marys River. Lake Huron
Date:
22 Jun 1899
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Caught fire in hold; burned to total wreck.
History

1881, Jul 30 First enrolled Detroit, MI.

1882, Jul 8 Owned M. Englemann, Manistee, MI.

1882, Sep 30 Rebuilt as propeller by Wolf & Davidson Milwaukee, WI; 302.66 gross/276.76 net tons; steeple compound engine; 20 & 34 x 30"; 485hp; 93rpm; Jim Sherriff's Co., Milwaukee, 1881; 1 firebox boiler; 7 1/2 x 18'; 80#; Ricks & Davis, Milwaukee, 1881.

Late 1882 Employed in lumber trade between Manistee & Chicago, IL.

1883, Aug 16 Capsized & waterlogged near mouth of Chicago harbor, Lake Michigan; raised.

1888, Apr 10 Owned Manistee Salt & Lumber Co., Manistee.

1889, Mar 26 Owned Penoyer Bros., Oscoda, MI & George W. Pack, Ashville, NC.

1890 1 mast.

1892, Apr 12 Owned H. Penoyer, Lexington, MI. & G.W. Pack, Ashville.

1895, Aug 26 Raised near Detroit or Port Huron, MI.

1896, Apr 6 Owned George D. Jackson, Bay City, MI.

1899, Jun 22 Burned.

1899, Jun 30 Documents surrendered Port Huron.

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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TORRENT, NELLIE (1881, Schooner)