DAY, LEWIS (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
15410
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chambers Island, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
David Clow
Master Carpenter:
David Clow
Original Owner and Location:
David Clow, Chambers Island, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
381.89
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Plum Island, Green Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Oct 1881
Notes:
Ashore during storm on east side Plum Island; pounded to pieces.
History

1868, Aug Launched.

1868 Owned Chicago, IL; US15410.

1869, Jun Largest deckload shingles, piled 8 feet above the rail.

1871 Refastened.

1871, Nov Ashore Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1874, Sep Collided with schooner H. BLOOD, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1881, Oct 1 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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DAY, LEWIS (1868, Schooner)