NAPOLEON (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
18174
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Master Carpenter:
Solomon Juneau
Original Owner:
George Barber
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
23.25'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
149.95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pierport, 15 miles south Frankfort, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1887
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Lumber slabs.
Notes:
Foundered & sank in storm off Pierport.
History

1854, Apr 7 Launched.

1854, Apr 12 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1860 Owned Nelson & Brothers, Milwaukee.

1865 Remeasured, Milwaukee 88.9 x 22.5 x 8.4', 108.63 gross tons, 103.2 net tons.

1866 Owned Phelps, Milwaukee.

1868, Dec Damaged outfit at Manistee, Lake Michigan.

1869 Rebuilt, Milwaukee.

1869, Oct Aground at Manistee.

1872, Apr Collision with steamer CITY OF TOLEDO in harbor.

1873, Jun 7 Grand Haven District.

1874, Mar 26 Owned John A. Bilo, Milwaukee.

1874, Apr collision with schooner BELOIT, Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov Fouled with a pier, Lake Michigan.

1876, Apr 25 Owned Adam Killian, Milwaukee.

1878, Mar 26 Owned Janus McCormick, Milwaukee.

1879, Oct 20 Owned Ole Hansen, Milwaukee.

1880, May 22 Owned Ole Hanson & James Anderson, Milwaukee.

1880, Jul 28 Owned Ole Hanson.

1881, Sep 15 Aground at Milwaukee, Lake Michigan.

1882, Mar 31 Owned Ole Hansen & Charles W. Perry, Pierport, MI.

1884, Jan 8 Owned O.P. Wanuig et al, Milwaukee.

1887, Mar 31 Owned D.W. Chipman et al, Milwaukee.

1887, Oct Sank, 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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NAPOLEON (1854, Schooner)