GRANT, KITTY (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
14035
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Original Owner and Location:
B. Grant, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
78'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
85
Final Disposition
Date:
8 Oct 1884
Final Cargo:
Shingles.
Notes:
Bound Pentwater - Chicago; wrecked Lake Michigan; found bottom up with no trace of her crew; sank in tow to Muskegon, MI.
History

1853 Two enrollments Milwaukee, WI; 105 tons.

1854, Oct Ashore Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan, with lumber.

1855, Oct 21 Capsized off Racine, WI; lost four men; rescued by schooner FLORA WATSON.

1860 - 68 Eleven enrollments Chicago, IL.

1863 Owned Thomas S. Teed, Chicago.

1865 Rebuilt, 75 gross tons.

1866 Owned Dalton & Co., White Lake.

1868 75.19 gross tons; US14035.

1874 Rebuilt.

1876 Owned Captain Davis, Saugatuck, MI.

1880 Being repaired on Kalamazoo River, Saugatuck, MI.

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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GRANT, KITTY (1853, Schooner)