VAN RAALTE, A.C. (1850, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1850
Official Number:
1496
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Michigan City, IN
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
44'
Beam:
12.5'
Depth:
4.5'
Tonnage (old style):
50
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East Bay, Grand Traverse Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
20 Mar 1860
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Crushed by spring breakup of ice.
History

1850, Jun 27 Enrolled Chicago, IL; ran on Eastern Lake Michigan shoreline.

1855, Jul 17 Mackinaw District; owned Nelson Millet, Racine, WI.

1858 Mackinaw District; 43'10" x 12'9" x 4'4", 21 36/95 tons.

1859, Jun Refitted; ran Grand Haven, MI to Grand Traverse Bay; owned Ordeas Evens, Grand Traverse, MI.

1860, Mar 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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VAN RAALTE, A.C. (1850, Schooner)