OTTER (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
19125
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D.Lester
Original Owner and Location:
David Gallagher, et.al., Marine City, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105.4'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
270.71
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 miles north of Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, Lake Michigan
Date:
10 Oct 1895
How:
Stranded on beach
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Anchor chains broke - driven ashore
History

1863 Enrolled Detroit

1865 Enrolled Detroit, 205 gross tons

1866 Enrolled Port Huron, Michigan

1868 Enrolled Chicago

1870 New decks

1871 Owned Charles Madder, Chicago

1875 Owned Captain Hanson, Chicago

1889 Repairs

1891 Owners Christian Nelson, et.al., Chicago

1895 Owner John Caesar, Chicago

1895, October 10 Anchored Whitefish Bay, 12 miles north Sturgeon Bay

Ship Canal, anchor chains broke in storm; ship

stranded 300 feet offshore; crew rescued by

lifesaving crew from Sturgeon Bay

1895, October 19 Documents surrendered at Chicago, "vessel lost"

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

OTTER (1863, Schooner)
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OTTER (1863, Schooner)