EVENING STAR (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
8789
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Fred Hamilton
Original Owner:
Christian Raab
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
126.3'
Beam:
25.2'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
189.6
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
18 May 1894
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in collision with schooner MYRTLE.
History

1869, May 6 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

Ran in lumber trade between Pine Lake & Chicago.

1879 189 tons.

1880, Jun 23 Rebuilt & lengthened, Milwaukee, WI; 126.25 x 25.16 x 8.58', 214.29 gross / 203.58 net tons.

1880, Oct 16 Aground Escanaba, MI, Lake Michigan; released.

1894, May 18 Owned Oley Groh et al, Sheboygan, WI; wrecked Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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

EVENING STAR (1869, Schooner)
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EVENING STAR (1869, Schooner)