JUPITER (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12952
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cattarangus (Irving), NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C. Stevens
Original Owner:
Bruce & Johnson
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
138.4'
Beam:
26.4'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (old style):
372
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Alpena, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
15 Sep 1901
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Possibly 3 or 4 lives lost.
History

1857 Enrolled Dunkirk, NY.

1857, Oct Aground Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan.

1858, Apr Lost foremast-head, Saginaw Bay, MI.

1858, Aug Carried away top-mast, Lake Huron.

1860 Owned Buffalo parties, NY.

1860, Oct 6 Ashore St. Helena reef, Lake Michigan.

1863 Owned Bank of Cazenovia, Buffalo, NY; readmeasured 253 gross / 240 net tons.

1864 Owned Paul Parks, Buffalo.

1866 Owned Skidmore & Abair, Toledo, OH.

1871, Mar 29 Owned N. Mills, Marysville, MI.

1871, Oct Aground Fishing Islands, Lake Huron.

1874 Repaired.

1875 Rebuilt as barge, 1 mast, by James Bower, Marysville.

1876 Owned Mills Transportation Co., Vicksburg, MI.

1881 & 1888-90 Towed by N. MILLS in lumber trade.

1890, Jul 11 Struck by lighting in gale, Lake Erie; main & fore topmast shattered.

1890, Sep 23 Struck by storm north of Beaver Island, MI, Lake Michigan; deckload lost.

1897, Nov 14 Arrived Sand Beach, MI, leaking; pumped out but later ashore & again filled with water.

1899, May 19 Collision with schooner EMERALD near Port Huron.

1900 Nov Grounded Sandusky.

1901, Sep 21 Foundered & broken up, Lake Huron off Alpena, MI.

1901, Sep 30 Documents surrendered, Port Huron, MI.

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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JUPITER (1857, Schooner)