ATHENIAN (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
361
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.1'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
372
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Au Sable, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
19 Apr 1880
How:
Ashore.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Reported complete wreck.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1857 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1858 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1860 Owned Sturges & Buckingham, Chicago, IL.

1863-66 Owned Gillett & King, Chicago, IL.

1865 Rebuilt; readmeasured; 283 gross tons.

1869 Struck by bark DESOTO while anchored Marquette harbor; badly damaged starboard side.

1871 Owned Johnson, Chicago; slight repairs.

1873 Owned Johnson, Cleveland, OH.

1873 Probably wrecked Waiska Bay, Lake Superior; recovered 1874.

1875 Owned Geo. Greene, Port Huron.

1876 Owned Capt. Williams, Forrester, MI.

1878 Owned M. Greene, Port Huron, MI.

1879 Owned Brown, Port Huron, MI.

1880, Apr 19 Wrecked.

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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ATHENIAN (1856, Schooner)