CONWAY, L.J. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
15955
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Monitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
80'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
90
Tonnage (net):
85
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mouth of Flower Creek near Montague, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Nov 1886
How:
Ashore
Final Cargo:
Corn & oats.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Muskegon, MI, driven ashore & wrecked. Total loss, 1 passenger & crew of 5 lost. Also noted 7 miles north of White Lake, MI.
History

1876 Owned L. Larson, Manitowoc, WI.

1881, Nov 25 Sunk at Sheboygan, WI; recovered.

1882, Dec 11 Arrived in Chicago ice covered & in tow of tug HALLIDAY.

1883, May 20 Ashore near Chicago; recovered.

1886, Nov 22 Owned Henderson & Peterson, Muskegon, MI; wrecked Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CONWAY, L.J. (1873, Schooner)