BARBER, GEORGE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
10191
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Original Owner and Location:
George Barber, Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90.2'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
7.34'
Tonnage (old style):
157
History

1863 Owned J. Hopkins, Grand Haven, MI.

1868 Owned Chicago; rebuilt 98.71 gross tons.

1870, Jun 7 Chartered Northern Transportation Co. to raise propeller CITY OF BOSTON near Skilagalee, Lake Michigan.

1871 Owned Grand Haven, MI.

1872, Jun 10 Enrolled Chicago; 98.71 gross/93.78 net tons.

1873-75 Repaired each year.

1876 Owned Peterson, Chicago, IL.

1877, Dec 11 Stranded on Racine Reef, Lake Michigan; raised & repaired.

1878, Mar 29 Owned Hans Olsen & Gustaf Jensch, Milwaukee, WI.

1879, Apr 7 Owned H. Olsen & Hans Hansen, Milwaukee, WI.

1894 Out of registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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BARBER, GEORGE (1857, Schooner)