BRILLIANT (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.M. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
182
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles south of Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
5 Dec 1857
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
None.
Notes:
Bound Chicago-Sheboygan, went on reef close to shore & sank. May have been recovered.
History

1856-57 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1857, Dec 5 Sank, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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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BRILLIANT (1856, Schooner)