VILLAS, JO (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12767
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. & G.S. Rand
Original Owner and Location:
H.C. Albrecht & G.S. & E.K. Rand, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106' 9"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
218.28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Midlake abreast Kenosha, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
9 Oct 1876
Final Depth:
400'
How:
Capsized
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Waterlogged, capsized & sank in gale; crew drifted on makeshift raft for 6 hours before being picked up by schooner ANDREW JACKSON
History

1857, September Launched Two Rivers

1857, October 3 Enrolled Michilimackinac, Michigan

1861, November Repaired damaged centreboard

1863 Owned Joseph Peacock, Chicago, Illinois

1865 150 gross tons

1866 Owned Weglin, Chicago, Illinois

1868 149.49 gross tons

1872, September Struck by lightning with PEERLESS

1876 Owned Viegland, Chicago

1876, October 9 Capsized, 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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VILLAS, JO (1857, Schooner)