MOCKING BIRD (1851, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1851
Official Number:
90744
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jonah Richards
Built on Bottom of:
(OLD VESSEL)
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
111.7'
Beam:
22.2'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
159.21
Tonnage (net):
151.25
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Middle Village, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Jul 1889
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Bark.
Notes:
Bound Cross Village, MI - Chicago, IL, driven ashore & wrecked in a gale.
History

1869, Jun Collision with propeller ADRIATIC at Chicago, IL.

1869, Oct Damaged sails in Lake Michigan gale.

1874 Rebuilt at Manitowoc on old scow bottom, 3 masts.

1874, Jun Lost outfit, Lake Michigan.

1882, Sep 15 Ashore in gale at Norwood, MI, Lake Michigan.

1884, Oct Aground, Lake Michigan.

1889, Jul 22 Wrecked, Lake Michigan; owned M.E. Swartz (or Staveland), Chicago, (or Milwaukee, WI).

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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MOCKING BIRD (1851, Schooner)