RACINE (1844, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1844
Official Number:
21184
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner:
Sears & Griffith, et.al.
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106.4'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (old style):
223.4
Tonnage (gross):
168.17
Tonnage (net):
160
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Whiskey Harbor Reef, Northwest of Port Hope, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
3 Jul 1892
How:
Stranded in gale
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Crew rescued by U.S. Lifesavers, who later salvaged her outfit & cargo
History

1846 Ashore in gale, released by Mr. Tisdale for the underwriters in

April, 1847; near Madison, Ohio

1849, May 3 Collision with schooner ONTONAGON in Straits of Mackinaw

1853, December 8 Ashore, 6 miles from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake

Michigan

1860 Owned Holt, Mason & Company, Chicago, Illinois

1860, November 8 Collided with & sank schooner KYLE SPANGLER off

Presque Isle, Lake Huron

1860, November 14 Sank at False Presque Isle from collision damage,

towed to Campbell & Owen drydock at Detroit,

Michigan by tug OSWEGO

1862 Major repairs

1863 Owned Richard Mason, Chicago

1865 168 gross tons

1867 Repaired

1868 Repaired

1872 Rebuilt

1874 Repaired

1876 Owned M. Gunderson, Chicago, 213 gross tons

1888 Owned Elizabeth Carrier, enrolled Port Huron

1892, July 13 Wrecked, Lake 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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RACINE (1844, Schooner)