MAGIC (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
16411
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
Fleming H. Revell
Original Owner and Location:
William M Ferry & Sons, Grand Haven, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
94'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (old style):
143 7/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles south of Pentwater, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
28 Oct 1878
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in gale.
History

1853, Dec 16 Enrolled Detroit.

1855, Jun Capsized Chicago, Lake Michigan; towed to Chicago by U.S. gunboat MICHIGAN.

1856, May 4 Collision with schooner GRAY at Chicago.

1856, Nov 21 Aground White Lake, Lake Michigan.

1858, Apr 12 Ashore near Milwaukee, WI for several months; raised, refloated & repaired.

1861, May Capsized Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1861, Oct 9 Capsized Saginaw Bay, towed by tug ELLIOTT to Detroit for repairs, no serious damage.

1863, Apr 1 Owned Charles Walker & Hanry Glazer.

1865, Apr 13 Remeasured Chicago 89.62 gross tons.

1866 Owned Peterson, Chicago.

1869, May Damaged in vessel jam, Chicago.

1869, Jun Damaged by collision, Lake Michigan.

1869, Nov 29 Driven on rocks & wrecked near Bailey's Harbor, WI, Lake Michigan.

1870, May 24 Owned Republic Insurance Co.

1870, Jun 25 Owned Joseph Tufts, Manitowoc Rapids, WI.

1871, May 11 Owned Joseph Tufts & Christopher Weaver.

1872, Aug 5 Owned George Cooper & John Jones, Manitowoc.

1875, May 20 Owned Ole P. Johnson et al, Racine, WI.

1877, Apr 10 Owned Thomas Johnson et al, Racine.

1878, Sep 2 Owned Gustav Gunderson et al, Racine.

1879, Oct 28 Wrecked, 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

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MAGIC (1853, Schooner)