NILSON, CHRISTINA (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
125293
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hanson & Scove
Original Owner and Location:
Charles M. Lingren, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139.4'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
311.36
Tonnage (net):
295.79
Final Disposition
Final Location:
In front of Bailer Harbor Lighthouse, Door Peninsula, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
24 Oct 1884
Final Depth:
11-15'
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
575 tons pig iron.
GPS:
Latitude: 45 degrees 03.16 Longitude: 87 degrees 5.53
Notes:
Bound Escanaba, MI - Chicago, IL, wrecked on a reef in a storm. 1885, Jul 5 Rigging salvaged; carried to Chicago by schooner A. FORD.
History

1871, Aug 16 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1871, Oct Heavily damaged in Chicago Fire.

1873, Nov Bound Chicago - Sarnia, ONT with grain, damaged in Lake Michigan storm; repaired Manitowoc, WI.

1880, Aug 7 Owned Johanna Lindgren, Chicago.

1880 New Keelsons installed, repairs.

1882 Repaired.

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

NILSON, CHRISTINA (1871, Schooner)
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NILSON, CHRISTINA (1871, Schooner)