SOUVENIR (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
22579
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Filkins or Barney M. Eaton
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
66.3'
Beam:
21.2'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (old style):
64
Final Disposition
Notes:
No recore if ever salvaged at Tawas Bay
History

1854 Enrolled Milwaukee.

1858, Apr 8 Arrived Milwaukee from Soth Haven, spent winter on beach.

1860 Owned Henry Meyer, Milwaukee.

1862, Jun Capsized off Port Washington, WI, Lake Michigan; captain only survivor.

1864 Owned James Rusick, Milwaukee.

1866 Owned C. Lambert, Milwaukee.

1868 Enrolled Grand Haven.

1872, Dec 3 Went on beach between Pentwater and Ludington, MI, Lake Michigan; broke up; reportedly mate only survivor; cargo shingles.

1873 Owned Sands & M., Milwaukee; rebuilt, 89.1' x 21.2' x 6', 87 gross tons.

1879 Owned Thomas Johnson, Racine, WI.

1888 Port of hail Kenosha, WI.

1889, May 6 Enrolled Port Huron; owned E. J. Merchant.

1889, Aug Purchased, Cleary & Ringby, Sand Beach.

1890, Apr 10 Enrolled Port Huron, Owned Wm. Cleary.

1890, Nov Went ashore Tawas Bay.

1894, Aug 28 Documents surrendered Port Huron "wrecked".

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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SOUVENIR (1854, Schooner)