SOMERS, DICK (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
6136
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Wolf & Lawrence
Original Owner:
Ackerman & Lewis
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
432
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South end Poverty Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Nov 1877
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
650 tons iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Escanaba, MI for Ashtabula, OH, driven ashore & wrecked. 1878 Gear & cargo salvaged by Church & Hill, Chicago.
History

1865 322 gross tons.

1866 Owned Elkins & Merrill, Chicago, IL.

1868 332.21 gross tons; owned Chicago.

1876 Owned Slauson, Chicago.

1877, Nov Wrecked Lake Michigan; owned Weinert & Meyers, 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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SOMERS, DICK (1863, Schooner)