MAINE (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
16402
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scow bottom & stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.B. Linn
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
102.8'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
6.7'
Tonnage (old style):
194
Tonnage (gross):
151
Tonnage (net):
144
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mouth of harbor, Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Oct 1887
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
Bound White Lake, MI - Chicago IL, sprang a leak mid-lake & sank 150' short of harbor; crew of 6 saved by US Lifesaving Service.
History

1852, Jun 3 Arrived Buffalo, NY from Detroit, MI, first trip.

1852 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1852 Enrolled Buffalo.

1854 - 68 194.79 tons; Enrolled Chicago Customs District.

1854 Driven against breakwater in gale, Chicago.

1854, Apr Beached, Muskegon, MI.

1855 Ashore near Green Bay, WI.

1858 Wrecked, Point Aux Barques, MI, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned M. Doyle, Chicago.

1863 Owned John Hasson, Chicago.

1864 Owned Halvor Michelson.

1866 Owned John Hanson, Chicago; scow.

1868 151.77 gross tons; Chicago owners.

1876 Owned Michelson, Chicago.

1878 New deck & deck frames; same owner.

1881, Feb Owned Samuel Swensen.

1887, Oct 23 Wrecked, 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

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MAINE (1852, Schooner)