MYSTIC STAR (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
90534
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Butler
Original Owner and Location:
Michael J. Cummings, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.9'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
339
Tonnage (net):
322
History

1873, Aug 25 Launched Manitowoc, WI.

1873, Sep 7 Maiden voyage Manitowoc - Oswego with 27,000 bushels grain.

1874, May Broke centerboard on Lake Huron.

1874, Oct Collision with schooner PETERSON at Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1882, Sep Dismasted in gale off Wolcott near Niagara River.

1883, Nov Aground Fox Point Reef, Lake Michigan.

1884, May Chartered by Chicago-Ogdensburg Line.

1884, Jun Towed by propeller MONTEAGLE.

1892 Sank Fair Haven, NY, Lake Erie.

1895, Sep 8 Stranded on Kenosha Reef near Thunder Bay Island; released.

1895, Oct Bound Detroit, MI - Ogdensburg, NY; became disabled in storm, went ashore Six Town Point; owned J. & T. Hurley, Detroit.

1898, Jul Bound Lorain, OH - Detroit, went aground Green Island, Lake Erie; released.

1907 Towed by MAJESTIC.

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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MYSTIC STAR (1873, Schooner)