LONE STAR (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
14802
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. Dimick, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
28.5'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
383
History

1857 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1860 Owned W.O. Brown, Buffalo.

1867 Repaired.

1867, Oct Damaged in collision with bark HARVEY BISSEL at Buffalo; repaired.

1868 Owned Racine, WI; 278.36 gross tons.

1868, Sep 18 Aground Lorain, OH, Lake Erie.

1870 Owned Smith et al, Racine, WI.

1874 Rebuilt at Sheboygan, WI, for grain trade.

1876 Owned Wilkes & Louden, Sheboygan, WI.

1876, Jun 23 Damaged by Lake Michigan squall at Sheboygan.

1878, Nov 12 Lumber laden for Chicago, she collided with schooner S.BATES at Milwaukee; repaired.

1879 Owned First National Bank, Sheboygan.

1885 132.6' x 28.5' x 10.9'; 278 gross tons.

1887, Apr 9 Owned W.A. Slyfield, Port Huron, MI.

1888, Aug 20 Owned Neltha Slyfield, Port Huron.

1889, Apr 1 Owned James H. White, Port Huron.

1891, Apr 25 Owned Thomas Fish, Port Huron.

1892, Apr 27 Aground Alpena, MI, Lake Huron.

1894, Jul Owned John Wilkinson, Port Huron.

1896 Owned W.H. Barris, Cleveland, OH.

1897 Owned Samuel Clarke, Cleveland; sunk behid west breakwater; raised & repaired.

1898 Owned William Somerville, Cleveland.

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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LONE STAR (1857, Schooner)