APPRENTICE BOY (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
29604
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Barber
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
118'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
208
Tonnage (net):
198
History

1867 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1871 Repairs, made barge; owned Kirby, Furlong & Co., Grand Haven, MI; 216 gross tons.

1878 Rebuilt.

1883 Damaged bow while making harbor Muskegon, MI, repaired Grand Haven.

1891, Nov 23 Collision with schooner WINDSOR Manitowoc, WI. Damage to bow, sinking of WINDSOR.

1894, Nov 15 Beached Ludington, MI with schooner AUSTIN.

1897, Nov 17 Struck south pier Muskegon, damaged bow.

1899 Owned John Peil, Chicago, IL.

1900 Chicago District 118.2' x 25.9' x 8.9', 208 gross tons, 198 net tons.

1902 Owned Diehl, Chicago; repaired 1897 & 1902, mast 1901, 8' deckloads.

1905 Chicago District capacity 275m lumber.

1906 Owned Tebo Co. Co., Chicago.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
Lorne Joyce
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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APPRENTICE BOY (1867, Schooner)