CHARLEY (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
5053
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bark Shanty Point, Saginaw Bay, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John B. Mayer
Master Carpenter:
John B. Mayer
Original Owner and Location:
John B. Mayer, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
61'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
56 80/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beaver Bay, MN.
Lake Superior.
Date:
10 May 1882
How:
Driven against dock & abandoned.
GPS:
Latitude: 47degrees 14' 50" N Longitude: 91 degrees 18' 30" W
Notes:
1882, Dec 31 Documents surrendered, Duluth, MN.
History

1863, Apr 2 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1865, Apr 4 Owned C. Davis, Huron, OH.

1866, May 3 Rebuilt 62.7 x 18.5 x 6.8; 49.63 gross tons.

1867, Jul 9 Owned Albert Wieland, Beaver Bay, MN.

1871, Apr 18 1st vessel enrolled at Duluth as new Port of Entry.

1874, Jul Ashore at Madeline Island; towed to Duluth & drydocked for repairs.

1881, May 10 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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CHARLEY (1863, Schooner)