FRETTER, JOHN (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
13663
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Charles Hinman
Original Owner and Location:
John Fretter & Abram Frettrick, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
81' 4.5"
Beam:
18' 6"
Depth:
7' 2.5"
Tonnage (old style):
97 22/95
Final Disposition
Date:
22 Dec 1885
How:
Abandoned.
History

1853 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; ran Cleveland - Buffalo, NY.

1857, Oct 8 Owned Valentine Swain & John Weber, Cleveland.

1858, Apr 6 Owned Christopher Reihm, Cuyahoga Co., OH.

1863 Owned Willard & Day, Ontonagon, MI.

1863, Nov 4 Collision on Detroit River with schooner JOSEPH COCHRANE; repaired.

1867, Apr 10 Owned Donald McPhee, Port Huron, MI.

1867, Sep 12 Sank after holing on St. Clair Flats.

1867, Sep 16 Raised; repaired, Detroit.

1867, Nov Aground Conneaut, OH; released.

1868 Rebuilt, Port Huron; 75.77 gross tons.

1871 Owned Wood et al, Conneaut, OH.

1878, Nov 25 Sunk in collision with schooner F.A. GEORGER on St. Clair River; raised & repaired.

1879 Owned Bay City, MI; unrigged barge.

1879, Oct 19 Owned Alex Trerice, Dresden, ONT.

1885, Dec 22 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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

FRETTER, JOHN (1853, Schooner)
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FRETTER, JOHN (1853, Schooner)