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
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.
Lake Ontario
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:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Kenneth Thro
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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DAVIS, LYMAN M. (1873, Schooner)