JAPAN (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
12761
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Ruggles
Original Owner and Location:
T. Hamilton, Sandusky, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
113' 3"
Beam:
23' 10"
Depth:
9' 10.5"
Tonnage (old style):
245 25/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garret Bay of Green Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Oct 1885
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Driven on the beach & wrecked near Hedgehog Harbor.
History

1854 Owned C. Mears.

1859, Oct 25 Owned William Louttet & Robert Howlett, Grand Haven, MI.

1860 Owned Charles Mears, Chicago, IL.

1861 Major repair.

1863 Owned Jason Garret & Jason Roberts, Grand Haven, MI.

1863, Jun Collision with schooner GRENADA, Straits of Mackinac.

1864 Owned Engleman, Grand Haven.

1864, Mar 15 Readmeasured 112.6 x 22.9 x 9.5', 191.88 gross tons.

1865, Mar 31 Owned Nathan Engleman, Milwaukee, WI.

1865 Rebuilt.

1868 Owned Chicago parties.

1869, Sep Sunk Cleveland, after hitting a bridge.

1871 Owned C.J. Magill, Chicago.

1871, Jun Aground Harsens Island, St. Clair River.

1872, Jul 3 Standed near entrance of Green Bay, WI, Lake Michigan.

1874 Repaired.

1878 Owned Magill et. al., Kenosha, WI.

1883, Sep Lost yawl at Kenosha, WI, Lake Michigan.

1885 Rebuilt

1885, Oct 9 Wrecked, Garrett of Green Bay, 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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JAPAN (1853, Schooner)