FLEETWING (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
9883
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Henry B. Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Goodenough & Johnson, Manitowoc, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
28.5'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
426
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Death's Door; mouth Green Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Sep 1888
How:
Ashore & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Barrel staves.
Notes:
Went ashore; went to pieces. 1888, Nov 8 Final enrollment surrendered Chicago, IL.
History

1867, Aug 10 Launched.

1867, Sep 3 Enrolled.

1869, Oct Lost jibboom in collision, Lake Michigan.

1871 349 gross tons.

1879 Owned Chicago, IL.

1880, Apr Aground North Manitou Island, Lake Michigan.

1880, Sep 4 Readmeasured Chicago, 320.12 gross / 304.12 net tons.

1881, May Damaged schooner ADVANCE in collision near Milwaukee.

1883, Oct Struck pier, Chicago.

1884 Owned Al McGraw et al, Chicago.

1885 304.12 net tons; repaired.

1886 Repaired.

1887 Repaired.

1888, Sep 26 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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FLEETWING (1867, Schooner)