GREENBACK (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
39201
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Baltimore, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Steiger
Original Owner and Location:
George Steiger, Swan Creek, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
3'
Tonnage (gross):
29.63
Tonnage (net):
28.15
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near mouth of Saginaw River.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 Jul 1884
How:
Abandoned after washing ashore.
Final Cargo:
Cedar posts.
History

1866 Enrolled Detroit.

1877, Jun Damaged in collision with propeller BADGER STATE.

1884 Owned by St. Martin, East Tawas, MI.

1884, Jun 9 Loaded with cedar posts for Bay City, MI, capsized off mouth of Saginaw River, Lake Huron.

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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GREENBACK (1866, Scow Schooner)