CITIZEN (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Edwards
Ownership Notes:
Reportedly the first vessel built at Manitowoc.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57'
Beam:
27' 6"
Depth:
5' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
53 80/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ganges Pier, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
13 Aug 1858
How:
Driven ashore in gale.
Notes:
Apparently a total loss, although still listed in 1864.
History

1849, Sep 21 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1852, Apr 28 Owned E.W. Packard & Norris Roys, Manitowoc, WI.

1853, May 18 Ashore 6 miles north of Chicago with cedar posts & barrels fish.

1853, Jun 29 Sold, still on beach; released & towed to Chicago July 2.

1858, Aug 13 Went ashore, noted total loss.

1860 - 64 Reportedly owned M. Mullen, Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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CITIZEN (1848, Schooner)