ALVINIA (1871, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
29713
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairhaven, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Miller
Original Owner and Location:
H.C. Schnoor, Fairhaven, MI
Ownership Notes:
Named for Alvinia Schnoor, daughter of H.C. Schnoor, owner of small shipyard, Fairhaven, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
66.8'
Beam:
18.5'
Depth:
4.9'
Tonnage (gross):
48.53
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 1/2 miles off Sturgeon Point,
Lake Huron.
Date:
23 Nov 1900
How:
Waterlogged & stranded being towed to Alpena, MI.
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1874, Apr 1 Owned August Kirschner, Fair Haven, MI.

1874, Jul 6 Owned August Kirschner & Frank Dubay, Fair Haven.

1876, Apr 25 Rebuilt; 86.8 x 18.8 x 5; 52.81 gross tons.

1882, Mar 21 50.65 net tons.

1888, May 14 Owned George E. Farrand, East Tawas, MI.

1890, Nov 29 Rebuilt; 89.4 x 20 x 6.7; 95.08 gross / 90.33 net tons.

1899, Sep 9 Owned F. C. Roberts et al, Huron Beach, MI.

1900, Nov 23 Wrecked 5 1/2 miles off Sturgeon Point, MI, Lake Huron.

1900, Dec 31 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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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