WALKER, C. H. (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
4567
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner:
H. K. Winslow
Ownership Notes:
enrolled Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
373
Tonnage (gross):
303
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles above Lakeport, 5 miles out
Lake Huron
Date:
26 Sep 1876
Final Depth:
7 fathoms
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
iron ore
Notes:
portion of masts were sticking out of water
History

1859, May 17 Bound for Liverpool, England, cargo staves

1863 Owned R. P. Fitzgerald, Milwaukee, WI

1865 Readmeasured, 302 gross tons

1868 Listed as 302.53 gross tons

1871 Owned O'Brien, et al, Erie, PA; major repairs

1874 Repaired

1876, Sep 26 Foundered, Lake Huron

1877 Portion of cargo salvaged, wrecker MONITOR

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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WALKER, C. H. (1857, Schooner)