WEBER (WEBBER), JOHN (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
12970
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C. Hinman
Original Owner and Location:
J. Fretter, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
109.2'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (old style):
247
Final Disposition
Final Location:
400' east of Stephenson (Oliver Dock), Escanaba, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
 Oct 1875
Final Depth:
12'-40'
How:
Sprang leak, beached, wrecked, abandoned
Final Cargo:
iron ore
Notes:
bound Escanaba, MI-Green Bay, WI
History

1861 Repaired

1863 Owned Peter Flood, Chicago, IL

1864, Apr 27 Stanchions & bulwarks damaged; drydocked

1865 Readmeasured 152.09 gross tons

1868 Owned Racine, WI

1870, Spring Ashore, Lake Erie; rebuilt, Manitowoc as 3 mast schooner

1871 Owned Brown & Roberts, Racine

1875, Oct Wrecked; owned Wex, Buffalo, NY

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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WEBER (WEBBER), JOHN (1856, Schooner)