LARK (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Figurehead, square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevenson
Original Owner and Location:
Rufus K. & N.C. Wilson, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138.2'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
10.93'
Tonnage (old style):
367 92/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near mouth of Carp River near Leland, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Nov 1872
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Stranded & wrecked in storm.
History

1855, Aug 22 Launched.

1855, Sep 1 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1855, Oct Damaged in collision with propeller OMAR PASHA at Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Nov Lost sails, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1856, May 3 Enrolled Chicago, IL; owned Frederick K. Fisher & Samuel A. Price.

1857, Apr 3 Owned Van Inwagen & Co.

1857, Nov Lost on Lake Michigan.

1872, Nov 10 Wrecked in storm.

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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LARK (1855, Schooner)