EMMA (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Original Owner:
McVicker & Baghall ?
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
99' 8"
Beam:
24' 9"
Depth:
7' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
157 87/95
History

1853, May 27 Owned Matthew Loigh, for Milwaukee, WI & Manistee, MI lumber trade.

1854, Apr 7 Aground Manitowoc, WI, Lake Michigan.

1854, Nov 10 Lumber laden, waterlogged on Lake Michigan at Manitoulin Islands.

1856, May 11 Damaged in collision with schooner S. BATES at Sheboygan, Lake Michigan.

1856, Nov Aground Carp River, Lake Michigan; released.

1859, Mar 30 Owned Samuel T. Potter, Milwaukee, WI.

1860 Owned Lee & Potter, Milwaukee.

1863 Owned Seeton & Brothers, Milwaukee; large repairs.

1864 Owned Wilcox & Embright, Milwaukee.

1869, May Lost foremast in Lake Michigan gale.

1871 Owned Engerburt et al, Chicago, IL; 110 gross tons.

1871, Mar Capsized off St. Joseph, MI, Lake Michigan; all hands lost.

1874, May Damaged in collision with schooner RICHARDS off Sheboygan, WI; repaired.

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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EMMA (1853, Schooner)