DAVIS, LYMAN M. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
15934
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Muskegon, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft schooner.
Builder Name:
J.P. Arnold
Original Owner:
Mason Lumber Co.
Ownership Notes:
Charles S. Davis, agent.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
123'
Beam:
27.2'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
224.97
Capacity:
250,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, ONT.
Date:
29 Jun 1934
How:
Burned as a spectacle.
History

1876, May 1 Readmeasured 195.35 gross / 185.59 net tons.

1883, Aug New foremast.

1895 Owned Thomas Monroe & William Brinen; major repairs.

1904 Rebuilt.

1912 Rebuilt.

1913 Owned Graham Bros., Kincardine, ONT, C130436, 123 x 27.2 x 9, 198 tons; lumber trade.

1919 Owned John A. McCullough & Cephus H. Spencer, Napanee, ONT; coal trade Oswego - Fair Haven - Sodus - Kingston - Bay of Quinte; carried 248 tons coal.

1922, Nov 25 Grounded Waupoos Island, Lake Ontario.

1928 Owned Henry Haryaw, Kingston, ONT.

1934, Jun 29 Burned as a spectacle at Toronto, ONT.

Last commercial schooner of Great Lakes.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Kenneth Thro
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

DAVIS, LYMAN M. (1873, Schooner)
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