HUMBOLT (1857, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
11855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Note: Flat bottom, sharp bow.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.R. Chapman
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
87'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
103
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Oct 1886
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Sank after striking pier in attempt to enter harbor; raised, towed to North Branch shipyard.
History

1857 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1860 Owned W.H. Wheeler, Sandusky.

1864 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1864 Enrolled Sandusky.

1865-68 Enrolled Chicago; 76 gross tons.

1868 Owned Edward Dunne, Chicago.

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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HUMBOLT (1857, Scow Schooner)