JONES, J.M. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
92'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
156
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Manitowoc, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Sep 1861
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Bound for Chicago, sank in collision with upbound schooner CONDOR, crew rescued by same & picked up by propeller F.W. BACKUS.
History

1855 Built Milwaukee, WI.

1856, Dec 2 Sunk Racine, WI, Lake Michigan.

1859, Sep 19 Capsized Port Washington, Lake Michigan, with wood; recovered.

1860 Owned A. Larsen, Milwaukee; enrolled Chicago.

1860, Sep 7 Collision with schooner NIGHTINGALE, Sarnia, ONT., St. Clair River.

1861, Sep 2 Sank, 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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JONES, J.M. (1855, Schooner)