LESTER, FLORENCE (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
37177
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Iron strapped & wire rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Philander Lester
Original Owner and Location:
David Lester, Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
135.6'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
265.2
Tonnage (net):
251
Capacity:
300,000'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/4 mile SW Manistee, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Oct 1889
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Brown ashore & wrecked in a gale while in tow of propeller CHARLES RIETZ in a storm.
History

1868, May 15 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1870 Towed by J.S. ESTRABROOK.

1870, May Owned Toledo & Saginaw Transportation Co.

1871 Owned D. Whitney Jr., Detroit, MI.

1871, Nov 15 Aground Rondeau, Lake Erie with lumber.

1872 Ashore Canadian side Lake Huron.

1874, Nov Aground Morgan's Point, Lake Erie.

1876 Owned Reitz Brothers, Chicago, IL.

1889, Oct 1 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

LESTER, FLORENCE (1868, Schooner)
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