BOALT, BESSIE (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
2584
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ahnapee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf R. Boalt
Original Owner and Location:
Charles G. Boalt, Ahnapee (Alagoma), WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
36.6'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
173.62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles northeast of Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 Sep 1884
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Crew saved in yawl boat, vessel went to pieces by Oct 4.
History

1868 Enrolled Chicago, IL District

1871 Owned C.J. Magill, Chicago, IL.

1872 Wrecked St. Joseph, MI.

1873 Released & rebuilt.

1876 Owned C.G. Bolt, Ahnapee, WI.

1877, Nov 6 Wrecked, Frankfort, MI, recovered.

1879 Owned Barry, et al, Chicago, IL.

1882 Sep Used for salvage work by Peter Falcon.

1884 Owned O.S. Richardson, Chicago, IL.

1884, Sep 21 Capsized, Two Rivers, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BOALT, BESSIE (1868, Schooner)