NORRIS, ALICE B. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
105471
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Norris et al., Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
189.8'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
13.2'
Tonnage (gross):
628
Tonnage (net):
596
Capacity:
1300 tons, 825,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sturgeon Bay, WI. Lake Michigan
Date:
  1927
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
1932 Sunk as breakwater.
History

1872, Aug 30 Enrolled; grain, ore & coal trade.

1876, Oct 8 Leaking at Escanaba, MI, Lake Michigan.

1881, May 19 Collision with coal shed at Milwaukee, WI to avoid smelling bottom.

1881, Sep 7 Aground Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1882, Oct 6 In tow of M. M. DRAKE, ore laden, went ashore North Fox Island in a heavy storm.

1883, Jul 14 Damaged in heavy squall off Hog Island, coal laden; towed by tug MOCKINGBIRD.

1885 Owned Shaw Brothers, Kenosha, WI.

1887, Nov Aground Thunder Bay, Lake Huron; released.

1889 Owned Truman Moore et al, Lorain, OH; recaulked.

1895, Mar 29 Owned Niagara Falls Paper Co.

1897 Made a barge; owned Crosthwaite, Buffalo, NY; towed by ST. LOUIS.

1898 Towed by CORMORANT in Hines Fleet.

1900, Apr 20 Rebuilt Chicago, IL, 194 x 32.33 x 13.16', 692 gross / 589 net tons.

1905 Towed by TRUDE R. WIEHE.

1906 Owned Edward Hines Lumber Co, Chicago, IL; towed by L. EDWARD HINES.

1909 Towed by SIMON LANGELL.

1919 Carried 780,000' lumber.

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

NORRIS, ALICE B. (1872, Schooner)
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NORRIS, ALICE B. (1872, Schooner)