HOWES, ABNER (1858, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Official Number:
1495
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Irwin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
71.6'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
70 8/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ahnapee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Sep 1871
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked on north side of north pier at Ahnapee trying to ride out storm.
History

1859 - 66 Four enrollments Detroit, MI.

1860 Owned John P. Clark, Detroit.

1862 Repaired.

1863 Readmeasured 65 gross tons.

1866 Capsized Lake Erie; owned Searles & Brothers, Detroit.

1867 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI & Chicago, IL.

1868 Owned Lincoln, MI; 65.10 gross tons.

1871 Owned Racine, WI.

1871 Sep 22 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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HOWES, ABNER (1858, Scow Schooner)