GESINE (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
10333
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.S. Rand
Original Owner:
Christian Anderson & Loren Simpson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
78.8'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
7.4'
Tonnage (old style):
119 39/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Breakwater at Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Aug 1887
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
100,000 feet lumber.
Notes:
Bound Ludington, MI - Chicago, IL, ashore in gale & pounded to pieces.
History

1853, May 11 Enrolled Mackinac.

1853, Nov 7 Ashore 1/2 mile north of Manitowoc pier, was heaved off using an anchor.

1854, May 11 Owned August Baensch, Manitowoc.

1860 Owned Wechselberg, Manitowoc.

1862, Apr Sprung leak, Lake Michigan.

1865 Large repairs; 99.2 gross tons.

1866 Owned Shuett Brothers, Manitowoc.

1866, Mar Dismasted by collision at Milwaukee, WI.

1866, Apr Struck bridge at Racine; repaired.

1866, May Damaged by squall, Lake Michigan.

1868 Owned Manitowoc, 99.2 gross tons.

1871 Owned Shetland Brothers, Manitowoc.

1872 Repaired.

1873 Repaired.

1876 Owned Anderson, Chicago, IL.

1887, Aug 24 Owned Captain Chris Anderson; 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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GESINE (1853, Schooner)