HIGBY, LEM (1865, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
14801
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Amos C. Stokes
Original Owner and Location:
A.P. Lyman, Sheboygan, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (old style):
44
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Frankfort, Michigan.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1898
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Foundered in storm.
History

1865-68 Two enrollments Milwaukee, WI; 52 gross tons.

1865 Ashore Point Betsie.

1866, Jan Capsized Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan.

1868 Owned Sheboygan; US14801, 52.93 gross tons.

1869, Mar Damaged by ice, Pentwater, Lake Michigan.

1869, Apr Struck South Pier, Milwaukee.

1869, Jul Leaking, Lake Michigan.

1869, Oct Aground White Hall, Lake Michigan with shingles; released.

1871 Owned Lyman & Co, Sheboygan; inspected.

1871, Apr Aground Pentwater, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned G. Dopke, Milwaukee; 3 masts.

1879 Rebuilding.

1883, Nov Aground Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan; owned Michelson, Manistee.

1887, Apr 13 Owned D.A. Bolekens, Muskegon; collision with tug DUNCAN ROBERTSON.

1887, Jul 8 Sunk in collision with steambarge ANNIE LAURA, Chicago.

1893, Nov Ashore Frankfort, MI.

1898, Oct Foundered, 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

HIGBY, LEM (1865, Schooner)
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