LOOKOUT (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
14675
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
H.A. Frink, Buffalo
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
127.4'
Beam:
27.7'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (old style):
313
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3-4 miles north of Two Rivers.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
29 Apr 1897
How:
Ashore in gale.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Masonville, MI, stranded.
History

1855, Sep 1 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1855, Oct 20 Aground Presque Isle, Lake Huron with coal.

1856, May 30 Collision with schooner FULTON at Bar Point, Lake Erie, wheat laden.

1858, Aug Aground Long Point, Lake Erie.

1861, Apr Collision with schooner NICARAUGUA, Lake St. Clair.

1862, May Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1862, Aug Damaged schooner LEADER at Chicago.

1862, Nov Collision with schooner CORTLAND, Buffalo.

1864 Owned Noyes & Co, Buffalo.

1865, Apr 28 Readmeasured Buffalo, 127.33 x 27.58 x 10.16', 226 gross / 214.92 net tons.

1866, Apr 24 Ashore Bar Point, unharmed; pulled off by tug T.F. PARK.

1868 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1869, Jul Damaged by collision with propeller B.F.WADE, Chicago.

1873, Apr Aground Grand Haven, Lake Michigan; released by tug LEVIATHAN; repaired.

1876 Owned Brower & Co, Grand Haven, MI.

1876 Rebuilt.

1879 Owned Miller et al, Kenosha, WI.

1883 Ashore Summer Island, Green Bay, anchored Manitowoc Bay; rudder, keel, anchor, & hauser gone; towed to port by tug GARDNER, into dry dock.

1897, Apr 29 Ashore in northeast gale, Lake Michigan; owned Capt. John Olson.

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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