ACTIVE (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
49'
Beam:
13' 10"
Depth:
4' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
25.62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Washington, WI, Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Oct 1855
How:
Capsized
Final Cargo:
Shingles
Notes:
Bound Manitowoc, WI to Chicago, IL; struck by squall & capsized.
History

1845 First enrolled Mackinac, MI.

1846, Dec Aground Green Bay, WI, Lake Michigan.

1853 John & Lewis J. Day, Green Bay, WI.

1853 Enrolled Mackinac, MI.

1854 Milwaukee District.

1855 Charles Esslinger, WI.

1855, Oct 12 Capsized in squall off Port Washington, WI, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ACTIVE (1845, Schooner)