DICKINSON, D. O. (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
6133
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
D. Newhall, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
127'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (old style):
284
Capacity:
15000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Strawberry Shoal, Green Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Oct 1869
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Oconto - Chicago, grounded on shoal & wrecked. 1869, Dec 9 Documents surrendered Chicago, IL.
History

1854, Apr 29 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1854, May 14 Collision with steamer QUEEN OF THE WEST.

1854, Nov Collision with Brig SANDUSKY, Lake Michigan.

1856 Owned S. T. Hooker, Milwaukee, WI.

1856, Oct 29 Struck reef, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1857, Nov 17 Owned M. Busch, Milwaukee District.

1858, Jun Collided with schooner MIAMI off Presque Isle, Lake Huron, towed to Presque Isle by GLOBE.

1858, Sep Lost bowsprit & head gear in collision, Buffalo Harbor.

1860 Owned Hooker & Nicholas, Milwaukee.

1860, Nov Aground Straits of Mackinac with coal; released.

1862 Rebuilt by Wolf & Lawrence.

1863, Aug 24 Owned W. Johnson, Milwaukee.

1864, Apr 25 Owned S. P. Lyman, Milwaukee.

1865, Apr 21 Owned Cardwell, Chicago; readmeasured 241.82 gross tons; US6133.

1865, Oct 31 Aground Point Sable, Lake Michigan.

1869, Aug Damaged in collision with schooner JOHN BEAN at Chicago.

1869 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Gerry Metzler
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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DICKINSON, D. O. (1854, Schooner)