ARDENT (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
563
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:
Amos C. Stokes, Sheboygan, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
79'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
90
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hedgehog Harbor, Green Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Oct 1880
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wood & bark.
Notes:
Broke anchor chain & drove ashore in storm; later stripped & abandoned.
History

1861-65 Five enrollments, Milwaukee, WI.

1865 Owned Griffin & Thompson, Sheboygan, WI.

1866 Owned B. Hinkley, Sheboygan, WI.

1868 Chicago owners.

1876 Owned Thomas Moore, Whitehall, MI.

1880 Wrecked Hedgehog Harbor, Green Bay, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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ARDENT (1861, Schooner)