MEEKER, LOUIS (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
15873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hanson & Scove
Original Owner and Location:
Charles M. Lindgren, Chicago
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
311
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Big Sable Point, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
28 Aug 1872
Final Depth:
240'
How:
Capsized & foundered.
Final Cargo:
22,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Five of 9 crew drowned, between Pentwater & Little Point Sable.
History

1872, Aug 28 Foundered, 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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MEEKER, LOUIS (1872, Schooner)