CHEROKEE (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner:
Mooney, Millen & Defare
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
103'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8' 11"
Tonnage (old style):
203.83
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles south of Manistee, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Nov 1856
How:
Foundered in gale.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
10 lives lost.
History

1849, Aug 25 Launched Gibson yard, Racine, WI.

1849, Sep 22 Arrived Buffalo, NY, first voyage.

1854 Chicago & Milwaukee Districts.

1855, Dec 14 Ashore Little Point Sauble, will be got off.

1856, Nov 26 Sunk; owned Canfield, Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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CHEROKEE (1849, Schooner)