KNAPP, GILBERT (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
10337
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. L. Beckwith
Original Owner and Location:
N. Pendleton & Isaac Taylor, Racine, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
197 90/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Shalda Creek near Sleeping Bear, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
6 Sep 1896
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Firewood, tanbark.
Notes:
Ashore & broke up in gale, having taken on cargo at Glen Arbor, MI.
History

1854, Apr 14 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1855, May 11 Owned Nelson Pendleton, Racine, WI.

1856, Aug Capsized Sheboygan, WI; 3 lives lost.

1858 Collision with prop WISCONSIN, Racine.

1862 Large repairs.

1865, Apr 3 Readmeasured Milwaukee, 100 x 26 x 8.42, 147 gross tons.

1866, Aug 1 Owned Owen Davis, Racine.

1866, Oct 31 Struck pier, Muskegon.

1868 147 gross tons.

1871 Owned J. Davis, Racine; rebuilt, Peter Larson's yard, Manitowoc, three masted schooner, 119.8 x 26.2 x 8.2', 187 gross tons.

1881, Apr 19 Owned Lucas Edward, Merrill, Chicago.

1882 186.09 gross tons, Chicago District.

1883, Apr 24 Owned Haselton & Read, Kenosha.

1883, May 1 Stranded on reef, Jacksonport, Lake Michigan.

1891 Capacity 208m lumber.

1893, May 1 Owned Michael Maloney.

1894, Jun 12 Owned Krowes & Schrowang, Milwaukee, WI.

1896, Sep 6 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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KNAPP, GILBERT (1853, Schooner)