SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Tifft & Bull, Racine, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
104'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
9.3'
Tonnage (old style):
226
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Skillagallee Shoal near Beaver Island
Lake Michigan
Date:
16 Nov 1853
How:
Went on shoal in storm
Final Cargo:
pig iron, coal, merchandise
Notes:
vessel broke up, part of cargo salvaged
History

1853, Aug Launched.

1853, Aug 7 Arrived Milwaukee with load of wood.

1853, Nov 16 Broke up.

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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SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS (1853, Schooner)