FERRET (1864, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
9212
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scow bottom.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. Carpenter
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
74
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
22 Aug 1895
How:
Sunk
Final Cargo:
100 tons coal.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with steamer IDLEWILD in Maumee Bay near Toledo crib light. 1895, Dec 30 Documents surrendered, Port Huron, MI; abandoned.
History

1864 - 68 Six enrollments Detroit, MI.

1865 58 gross tons.

1866 Owned J. Craig, Detroit.

1866, May Capsized, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron with lumber.

1868 US9212, 58.40 gross tons.

1871 Owned John Stange, Black River.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned G. Mapes, Black River.

1889, Aug 30 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned William McGarry; 81.8 x 18.7 x 5.7; 57 gross tons.

1891, Jun 25 Changed from schooner to propeller, 73 gross tons.

1892 Sold at auction.

1895, Aug 22 Sunk Lake Erie; owned Captain Young, Toledo, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FERRET (1864, Schooner)