JONES, WILLIAM (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
26218
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ryerson
Original Owner and Location:
K.K. Jones, Manitowoc, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105.3'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
8.5'
Tonnage (old style):
205 88/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/4 mile southwest harbor entrance Manistee, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Nov 1890
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
150,000 bd. ft. lumber.
Notes:
Bound Charlevoix, MI - Milwaukee, WI, wrecked in storm; crew rescued by Lifesaving Service.
History

1853 Ran Manitowoc, WI - Chicago, IL.

1858, May Collision at Chicago.

1858, Dec Collision with Chicago bridge.

1860 Owned J. Canfield, Racine, WI.

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Owned M. Coles, Chicago.

1863, Apr Collision with propeller WATER WITCH, Chicago.

1866 Badly damaged in Lake Michigan gale; repaired Beekwith Shipyard, Grand Haven, MI.

1867, Jul 20 Relaunched & re-rigged.

1868 154.18 gross tons; Chicago owned.

1869, May Collision with schooner BEN FLINT at Manistee, Lake Michigan.

1871 Owned Capt. David Dall, Chicago.

1874, Sep Aground Port Huron.

1880 New deck & frames.

1883 New main mast.

1885 Owned A. Spaulding, Chicago; listed 108' x 26' x 8'.

1886, Fall Went ashore in storm at Pt. Sauble, Lake Michigan.

1887, May 11 Released & towed to Grand Haven for repairs.

1890, Nov 22 Driven on bar & broke up loaded with 150,000 bd. ft. lumber.

1891 Owned J.G. Chyne, Milwaukee.

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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JONES, WILLIAM (1853, Schooner)