CITY OF MILWAUKEE (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
4276
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Ensign, et al, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140' 6"
Beam:
29' 9"
Depth:
11' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
436
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 miles above Port Sanilac, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
5 Nov 1875
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Limestone.
Notes:
Crew rescued by schooner M.L. HIGGIE.
History

1861 - 68 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1861 - 64 Owned Charles Ensign, Buffalo.

1864, Apr 19 Collision with schooner STORM SPIRIT which sank; crew taken on board.

1865 Readmeasured; 316 gross tons, 139 x 30 x 11'; change rig to barkentine.

1866 Owned Nims & Gibson, Buffalo.

1871 Schooner, owned D.D. Hannett, Buffalo.

1871 New decks.

1873 Owned Chicago; repaired.

1874 Owned E. Eldred, Chicago.

1875 Foundered en route to Marquette, MI.

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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CITY OF MILWAUKEE (1861, Schooner)