LA PETITE (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
15100
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Ketchum
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
94.66'
Beam:
21.25'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
122.16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 Sep 1903
How:
Leaking, taken in tow but foundered.
Final Cargo:
Crockery, wood slabs.
Notes:
Bound Torch Lake, MI - Milwaukee, WI, stranded & foundered; crew rescued by U.S. Life Saving Crew.
History

1866, May 23 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1866, Dec Lost deckload staves, Lake Erie.

1868 Owned Huron, OH.

1869, Nov Damaged by collision, Cleveland, OH.

1871 Owned Wickham & Beaverstock, Huron; new deck.

1871, Oct 20 Capsized in gale, Lake Huron, vessel abandoned; recovered near pier, Chance Island, Georgian Bay by tug BROCKWAY Oct 24.

1872 Lengthened, Clay Banks, WI, 119 x 23.58 x 8.25, 125.05 gross tons.

1874, Nov 11 Leaking, went on bar outside Big Point Sable, Lake Michigan, 8 miles off shore; owned Captain O. B. Wood, Huron.

1876 Owned Wickham & S., Huron.

1878, May 27 Collision with schooner BAY STATE, Buffalo.

1879 Owned Smith et al, Huron.

1879, Oct Aground Port Maitland, Lake Erie.

1881 Owned J. B. Beverstock et al, Huron.

1881, Apr 20 Owned Charles Roloff, Milwaukee, WI.

1883, Jul Ashore South Manitou Island, towed to Milwaukee by tug WELCOME, went into Wolf & Davidson drydock.

1896 Topside rebuilt, Milwaukee Drydock Co.

1896, May Ashore North Manitou Island; owned Theodore Plathner.

1903, Sep 7 Foundered, Lake Michigan; owned Theodore Plathner, Milwaukee, WI.

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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LA PETITE (1866, Schooner)