KING SISTERS (1862, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
14039
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Smith & Rogers
Master Carpenter:
G.R. Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
King Brothers, Toledo, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
417
Capacity:
18000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gull Island Shoal.
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Oct 1884
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Stranded on reef & broke up in storm.
History

1862 Enrolled Toledo.

1863 Owned Lyon & Sherman, Cleveland, OH.

1863, Aug Damaged cargo.

1866 Owned L.L. Lyon, Cleveland.

1866, Jun Collision, Straits of Mackinac.

1868 Readmeasured 286.75 gross tons, official number US14039.

1869, Oct Dismasted, Lake Erie.

1871 Owned Mrs. L.L. Lyon, Cleveland; repaired, new deck.

1871, Jul Collision with bark MONITOR, St. Mary's River.

1871, Aug 24 Aground Point Pelee, Lake Erie with schooner DELAWARE.

1874 Repaired.

1874, Aug Aground False Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron with pig iron.

1876 Owned Burgess, Cleveland.

1879 Owned Lyon Estate, Cleveland.

1881 Extensive repairs, new keel, stem, stern post, rudder, planking, new running gear.

1884, Oct 19 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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KING SISTERS (1862, Schooner)