NORTH STAR (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Greenleaf S. Rand
Master Carpenter:
E. Sorenson
Original Owner:
F. Van Vleck
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107' 3"
Beam:
24' 9.5"
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
208 47/95
History

1856, Dec Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1857, Nov Collision with schooner WILLIAM WALLACE, mouth of St. Clair River.

1859 185 tons.

1860 Owned Laden & Brothers, Milwaukee, WI.

1860, May Grounded near Racine, WI.

1860, Nov 28 Reported beached near Grand Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1861, Nov Aground Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1862 Rebuilt; chartered with wheat for Buffalo.

1863 Owned C.P. Lutein (Lutcin), Chicago, IL.

1866 Owned Howell & Alward, Pt. Hope, ONT.

1866, Sep Sunk at Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1866, Nov Struck pier, Port Hope area, Lake Ontario; repaired.

1869, Jun Capsized; 2 lost.

1869, Jun Collision with schooner A. MOSHER at Chicago.

1873, Nov Driven ashore near Sheboygan, WI; released December 20th; rebuilt.

1874, Oct Collision with tug SMITH at Chicago.

1877 Owned John Alward, Pt. Hope; C46233; 103 x 33 x 8.9; 106 registered tons.

1875 Owned Mathews, Montreal, QUE.

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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NORTH STAR (1855, Schooner)