LOTUS (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
14674
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
DePere, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. Sorenson
Original Owner and Location:
G.E. Wood, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
28.6'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
281.73
Tonnage (net):
267.67
Final Disposition
Date:
  1918
How:
Abandoned.
History

1867 Enrolled Chicago, IL for Lake Michigan lumber trade.

1867, Jul 30 Owned William A. Parker, C.J. Magill & James Garrett.

1869, NOv Damaged stancheons & rail at Chicago.

1871 Refastened & repaired.

1871, Aug 12 Aground Peche Island, Detroit River.

1879 Owned Jessie Spalding, Chicago.

1884 Owned George E. Wood et al, Chicago.

1887 Repaired.

1897, Apr 24 Grounded Bois Blanc Island, near Cheboygan, MI.

1900 Owned George E. Wood, Chicago.

1901 Owned J. Perry Bates, Chicago; rebuilt.

1904 270 gross tons.

1912 Owned May A. Hamilton, Douglas, MI.

1912, Jul Sprung leak; sheltered, Chamber Islands.

1912 Dismantled; owned Reiboldt & Wolter; used as lighter in Sturgeon Bay by Wisconson Dock & Dredge Co.

1914 Laid up, Sheboygan, WI.

1915, Jul 4 Burned as a spectacle, North Point.

1918 Abandoned.

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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