SPEED (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
22357
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lockwood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
146.27
Final Disposition
Final Location:
.25 mile off Racine, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
18 Apr 1883
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
Lumber & shingles
Notes:
Bound Pentwater, Michigan for Racine, Wisconsin in tow of tug HENRY S. SILL Towline broke & drove ashore in storm; later broke up
History

1848 First enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1849-50 In Milwaukee, Wisconsin & Manistee, Michigan lumber trade

1853, June 6 Capsized in squall off Portage River, Lake Erie

1853, Novmeber 25 Struck bar, sprung leak & sunk, Buffalo(?), Lake Erie

1853, December 2 Sunk in gale, Lake Michigan (?); owned F. Newhall,

Milwaukee

1855, October Sunk, Muskegon, Michigan, Lake Michigan

1860 Owned F. Haines, Chicago, Illinois

1863 Owned Reed & Decoudres, Chicago

1865 104.44 gross tons

1868 Rebuilt

1872, April Sunk in collision in Kenosha harbor, Michigan

1876 Owned Kenosha parties

1881 Rebuilt

1883, April Wrecked near Racine, Wisconsin, 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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SPEED (1848, Schooner)