BOYCE, GEORGE J. (1882, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
85850
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Built on Bottom of:
ETHAN ALLEN(1857)
Original Owner and Location:
George J. Boyce, Grand Haven, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.8'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (gross):
319
Tonnage (net):
303
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Porto Padre, Cuba.
Date:
 Jan 1921
How:
Ashore, broken up.
Notes:
Also noted as Point Padre.
History

Sailed mostly Grand Haven-Manitowoc to 1900.

1883 May 24 Burned North Muskegon, MI along with Petrie sawmill.

1902 Owned Ole Hansen, Milwaukee, WI.

1916 Sold off lakes to unknown parties, Mobile, AL.

1921, Jan Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Lorne Joyce
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

BOYCE, GEORGE J. (1882, Schooner)
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BOYCE, GEORGE J. (1882, Schooner)