ALNWICK (1851, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1851
Official Number:
565
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cape Vincent, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Goler
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
122
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago, IL, Chicago waterfront.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Oct 1871
How:
Burned in the Great Fire.
History

1851 Enrolled Sackett's Harbor, NY.

1853-64 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1858, Oct Collision with schooner WHITE SQUALL in St. Clair River.

1858, Nov Collision with steamer DISPATCH in St. Clair Flats; sunk.

1860 Owned E.N. Hudson, Detroit.

1860, Apr Hard aground at Mamajuda Light.

1862 Large repairs; 122 tons; refastened.

1863 Owned J.B. Scott, Detroit, MI.

1864 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; refastened.

1865 Owned John Smith, Detroit, MI.

1865 Repairs.

1866 Owned Peter Smith, Milwaukee, WI.

1868 Enrolled Milwaukee; readmeasured 104 gross tons.

1871 Owned John Read, Milwaukee, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ALNWICK (1851, Schooner)