MAPLE LEAF (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
50396
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph P. Arnold
Original Owner:
John Johnston & C.S. Gell
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
83.8'
Beam:
20.2'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
87.08
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grand Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Nov 1879
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Whitehall, MI - Milwaukee, WI, struck sunken cribs off Grand Haven North Pier in a gale, then was run into by schooner J.A. HOLMES cutting MAPLE LEAF nearly in two.
History

1866, Oct 8 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1866 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1869, Apr Damaged in collision at Pentwater, Lake Michigan.

1869, May Cut in two by collision with schooner JOE VILAS at Chicago.

1869, Oct Damaged in collision at Milwaukee, WI.

1871 Owned Humphrey et al, Milwaukee.

1873, Nov Ashore South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan.

1873 New deck.

1874 Repairs.

1876 Owned Lund Brothers, Milwaukee.

1879, Nov 19 Wrecked.

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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MAPLE LEAF (1866, Scow Schooner)