HONEST JOHN (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
11180
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oak Creek, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Clow & Beckwith
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89.3'
Beam:
21.9'
Depth:
7.1'
Tonnage (old style):
117.85
History

1848, Jun 16 Launched.

1854 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1854, Apr Aground Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan gale.

1855 Rebuilt by Dolittle & Miller, Chicago; owned Charles Mears & Co; new deck & centre box.

1863 Owned Alex Newton, Chicago.

1866 Owned A. Mitchell, Chicago.

1868 98.27 gross tons, large repairs.

1871 Owned Gilholy, Chicago.

1873, May 29 Damaged by collision with Chicago pier & another vessel in storm.

1874 Repairs.

1876 Enrolled as scow.

1880, Apr 2 Reportedly laid up & abandoned, Milwaukee, WI.

1881, Sep 16 Aground Platt, Lake Michigan; released.

1882 Enrolled Milwaukee.

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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HONEST JOHN (1848, Schooner)