AETNA (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
358
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Bros.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
416
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manitou Passage.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1890
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Reported went down in calm weather, while under full sail.
History

1863 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1864 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1865 Enrolled Chicago, IL; readmeasured to 317 gross tons.

1866 Hea & Steel, Chicago, IL.

1871 Owned Gudeyah, Chicago, IL.

1875-76 Rebuilt as 3 mast schooner, Chicago IL.

1877, Nov Ashore near Long Tail Point, Chicago IL.

1878, Oct Severely damaged on Lake Michigan.

1890 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Brendon Baillod
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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AETNA (1863, Schooner)