CARRIER (1865, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
4334
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Lester
Original Owner:
David Lester
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
123'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (gross):
187
Tonnage (net):
178
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Waukegan, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
20 Sep 1923
How:
Sank while being towed.
History

1865 - 66 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1867 - 68 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1871 3 mast schooner rigged; owned Martin A Gunderson, Chicago.

1887, May 2 Struck Pentwater, MI pier, sank; raised May 12.

1892, Oct 8 Struck Racine, WI reef; released.

1904 Owned J.D. Marshall, Chicago.

1914 - 21 Used as clubhouse for Lincoln Park Yacht Club, Chicago.

1921 Abandoned.

1923, Sep 20 Sank while under tow.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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CARRIER (1865, Barkentine)