FORESTER (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Muskegon, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. O'Connor
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
62'
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
107.52
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Muskegon, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
13 Nov 1865
How:
Ashore.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1846 Enrolled Detroit, MI; first vessel built on Muskegon Lake.

1846, Oct 15 Cleared Chicago, IL for buffalo, NY with 4,700 bushels wheat.

1846, Oct 28 Ashore in Straits.

1852, Apr 2 Aground Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan.

1856, Sep 28 Aground Muskegon.

1858 - 65 Seven enrollments Chicago.

1860 Owned A. Nelson, Chicago.

1863 Owned Niles Peterson, Chicago.

1864 187 tons.

1865, Nov 13 Ashore, Muskegon, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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FORESTER (1846, Schooner)