MYSTIC (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
17210
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Rayner
Original Owner and Location:
W.E. Bates et al, Milan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
112.5'
Beam:
25.7'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (old style):
233
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pilot's Island, Death's Door.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Oct 1895
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound to Little Bay de Noc, wrecked in a storm.
History

1866 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1868 US17210; 161.53 gross tons.

1874 New decks.

1874, Aug Struck pier at Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov Struck on bar at Grand Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1878, Oct 28 Struck pier at Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan.

1879 Owned Jones et al, Chicago.

1879, Nov 19 Aground Grand Haven.

1880 Bound Racine, WI - Grand haven, MI, broke tiller & stranded with 5 other vessels near mouth Grand Haven harbor.

1883, Jun 10 Sunk in collision with steamer SHEBOYGAN in fog near Racine, WI; repaired Miller Brothers Dry Dock, Milwaukee, WI.

1884 Owned J.A. Reid, Chicago; lumber schooner.

1885, Nov Owned H.T. Rutger, Chicago.

1887, Jun Sunk by collision with propeller SPOKANE, Lake Superior, cargo dynamite; repaired Duluth.

1892 Owned S. Marshall or Samuel Swenson, Chicago.

1895, Oct 17 Owned Samuel Swinson; chartered by Henry Schuenemann; 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

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MYSTIC (1866, Schooner)