HARRISON, CALEB (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
4569
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. Euniack & Thomas Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
C. Harrison, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
93.9'
Beam:
23.9'
Depth:
8.1'
Tonnage (old style):
187 11/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Whitefish Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1898
How:
Lost.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
"Swept out of existence" during a storm while loading lumber at Whitefish Bay.
History

1854, Apr Launched.

1856, Nov Aground Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1854, Nov 23 Collision at Saint Clair Flats, towed to Detroit, MI for repairs.

1856, Oct Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1858 Aground Milwaukee.

1858, Apr 6 Driven ashore in gale at Milwaukee.

1861, Nov Ashore Presque Isle, Lake Huron; released.

1862 Repaired.

1863 Owned S. Batchelor, Milwaukee.

1865 Same Owner, 137 gross / 130 net tons.

1868 Owned Milwaukee parties; 137.24 gross tons.

1868, Aug 8 Collision with propeller JACOB BERTSCHY, Muskegon; repaired.

1869, Oct Damaged outfit, Milwaukee.

1869, Nov Disabled, Lake Michigan, with lumber.

1870 - 1871 Large repairs.

1874 Repaired.

1875, Oct 20 Ashore Whitehall, Lake Michigan, with lumber.

1876 - 1878 Homeport Kenosha, WI.

1879 Owned J. Bellhouse, Whitehall, MI; homeport Grand Haven, MI.

1880 Homeport Kenosha.

1880 - 1881 Homeport Whitehall.

1882 - 1885 Homeport Montague, MI.

1898, Oct 30 Lost in gale at Whitefish Bay, WI, on Lake Michigan.

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

HARRISON, CALEB (1854, Schooner)
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HARRISON, CALEB (1854, Schooner)