FOOTE, GEORGE (1859, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
10236
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Angus McKay
Original Owner and Location:
Angus McKay, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121' 6"
Beam:
29' 9"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
316 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Fort Niagara, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
15 Nov 1871
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore in gale; broken up.
History

1859, Sep 9 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1860, Aug 30 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit, with grain; released.

1862, May Lost sails Fox Islands, Lake Michigan.

1864, Nov Reported ashore Marquette, MI.

1865 Repaired.

1866 Owned Coyne & Ingersoll, Detroit.

1866, Oct Lost anchor & chain, Lake Michigan.

1866, Nov Damaged wheat cargo in Lake Huron gale.

1868 Readmeasured, 248.8 gross tons; US10236.

1868, Oct 19 Aground Snake Island Reef, Lake Ontario; released by tug WILLIAM.

1871, Nov 15 Owned W. Stewart, Detroit; wrecked Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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FOOTE, GEORGE (1859, Schooner)