THAL S. (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
115781
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oshkosh, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Johnson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
55
Tonnage (net):
53
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Glencoe, IL
Lake Michgian
Date:
10 Nov 1898
How:
wrecked while riding out gale
Final Cargo:
christmas trees
Notes:
had anchored on evening of 9th to ride out gale; in moring nothing left but wreckage; crew lost
History

1867 Built at Oshkosh, WI, B. Johnson.

1885, Oct Ashore, Michigan City, IND; slight damage; returned to Milwaukee.

1885 Owned C. H. Ellis, Milwaukee.

1891 Owned H. Hanson, Milwlaukee.

1893 Owned W. Robinson, Milwaukee.

1898 Purchsed by August Schuenamann for $250.

1898, Nov 9 Downbound from Sturgeon Bay-Chicago, anchored off Glencoe, IL, entire crew including August were lost; 2 lifeboats and entire stern of ship washed up.

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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THAL S. (1867, Schooner)