DEWITT, W. H. (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Euclid, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Treat & Dowling
Original Owner and Location:
William Treat, Euclid, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
108' 1"
Beam:
25' 4"
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
248 9/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1.5 miles off Pine Station, Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Oct 1868
How:
Wrecked.
History

1852, May 25 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1853, Sep Owned H. H. Harrison, et al, Chicago, Home Port Milwaukee, WI.

1857, Dec Owned W. B. Hibbard, Milwaukee.

1859, Nov 20 Ashore below Straight Cut, Milwaukee; raised.

1866 Owned Higgie, Racine, WI.

1868 Readmeasured, 199.96 gross tons; register #US26361.

1868, Oct 10 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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DEWITT, W. H. (1852, Schooner)