ILLINOIS (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
12082
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Joseph, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Randall
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
20' 6"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
115 49/95
Capacity:
80,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 1/2 miles south of Bailey's Harbor, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1873
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Ashore & broken up in storm Oct. 29 or Nov. 11.
History

1848, Jun 13 Enrolled Detroit, MI; owned T.D. Gilbert et al.

1849, Jun 26 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1854, Nov 16 Grounded on bar at Grand Haven, MI piers.

1858, Oct Ashore Grand Haven.

1863 - 66 Owned John Clancy, Chicago, IL.

1865, Apr 11 Owned J. Berke.

1866, Apr 19 Owned S.C. Johnson.

1868, May 29 Holed by bark NEWSBOY, Lake Michigan, 25 miles off Muskegon, MI; waterlogged with 95,000' lumber.

1869, Nov Collision with propeller CITY OF FREMONT, Kenosha, WI, Lake Michigan.

1871 Large repairs.

1871, Nov Waterlogged, Lake Michigan.

1873, Oct 29 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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ILLINOIS (1848, Schooner)