LUMBERMAN (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
14828
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Litchfield
Original Owner and Location:
N.H. Ferry & Brothers, Grand Haven
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
126.5'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
7.1'
Tonnage (old style):
204
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles off Oak Creek, south of Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
20 Apr 1893
Final Depth:
80'
How:
Capsized in squall.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Kewaunee, WI, capsized in squall; crew rescued by steamer MENOMINEE; later flattened as navigational hazard.
History

1862 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1864 Owned A.P. Ferry, Grand Haven, MI; 204 ton Barkantine.

1865 159 gross tons.

1868 Schooner; 159.89 gross tons.

1869, Oct Damaged by collision with bark HUNGARIAN, Chicago, IL.

1871 Large repairs.

1871 Owned Ferry & Co., Grand Haven.

1874, Jun Collision with schooner PILGRIM.

1878 Repaired.

1883, Aug Struck by lightning, Lake Michigan; mizzen mast shattered, wheelsman knocked unconscious.

1893, Apr 20 Capsized on Lake Michigan.

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

LUMBERMAN (1862, Schooner)
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LUMBERMAN (1862, Schooner)