BIGLER, J. (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
12785
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Location of Original Owner:
Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
351
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles north of Huron Islands.
Lake Superior.
Date:
3 Sep 1884
How:
Foundered in gale.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Crew all saved, bound Nipigon-Chicago.
History

1868 Enrolled Detroit, owned Detroit, MI.

1871 Owned A. Currier, Detroit, MI.

1876-84 Owned George C. Finney, Chicago (?).

1878 Repairs

1884, Sep 3 Lost on Lake Superior.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BIGLER, J. (1866, Schooner)