RISING STAR (1865, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
21474
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Morgan
Original Owner and Location:
Dunn & Cummings, Oswego, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
132'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
382
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan
Date:
2 Nov 1899
How:
Sunk
Notes:
Wreck from October 23 towed to Lake Michigan & sunk
History

1866 Refastened

1871 Owned P. Finn & Bro., Oswego, New York

1875 Repaired

1881, March 14 Owned Little & Newman, Cleveland, Ohio

1896, November 7 Drifted helplessly in storm on Lake Michigan before

rescued

pre1899 Dismantled & used as transfer barge

1899, October 23 Waterlogged & sank, Chicago River

1899, November 2 Wreck towed to & sank in 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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RISING STAR (1865, Schooner)