ALPENA (1868, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
1504
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Alpena, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Pickering
Original Owner:
James K. Lockwood & James Pickering
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
78'
Beam:
21.5'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (gross):
63.65
Tonnage (net):
60
Capacity:
80,000 ft. lumber
Final Disposition
Date:
  1888
Notes:
1888, Jun 30 Document surrendered; vessel total loss.
History

1868, Jul 22 Enrolled Port Huron.

1873 Repaired; owned W.N. Sanborn, Port Huron.

1877 Repaired; same owner.

1881 Struck by heavy field of ice, cutting a hole in her bows, filling with water in St. Clair River.

1881, Apr Sold to Captain M. Hyde.

1881, Dec Sold to P.B. Sanborn.

1884 Owned by F.W. Menard, Port Huron.

1888 Reported total loss.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Milwaukee Public Library
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALPENA (1868, Scow Schooner)