GALATEA (1882, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
85709
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Hull Number:
13
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Company
Original Owner and Location:
James Mc Brier, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
180'
Beam:
33.6'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
606
Tonnage (net):
576
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grand Marais, MI. Lake Superior
Date:
20 Oct 1905
Final Depth:
3 feet
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Light
History

1886 August 25 Stranded on Middle Bass Reef, Lake Erie

1887 April 26 Rebuilt at Ironville, MI. two decks & three masts

1890 April 18 Owned F.W. Wheeler & Company West Bay City, MI

1890 May 3 Stranded near Minorville, Wisconsin

1893 October 27 Owned Jennison, Miller, et al. Bay City, MI

1894 March 27 Rebuilt with one deck

1895 April 18 Owned Jennison Hdw. Co., Bay City, MI

1896 January 1 Owned R.U. Mundy

1896 March 16 Owned WF & CE Jennison

1900 Febuary 7 Owned Edward Hines Lumber Co.

1901 December 18 Feared Lost. The GALATEA was picked up by the steamer SANTA MARIA near Racine, Wisconsin.

1905 December 30 Documents surrendered

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Marine Historical Society of Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Ralph K. Roberts
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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GALATEA (1882, Schooner)