ALLEN, WM. F. JR. (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
26214
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Washington Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Hewitt & Tuttle, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
142'
Beam:
25' 10"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
385.45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles south of Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Oct 1875
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
No loss of lives.
History

1854 Enrolled as scow, Cuyahoga, OH.

1854, May 4 Ran on sunken rock near Malden, ONT while being towed up river.

1854 "with a cargo of coal, bilged & filled with water at Grosse Ile, Detroit River".

1860 Owned C. Dickenson, Cleveland, OH.

1864 384 ton barkantine, large repairs, owned Clelland & Walters, Cleveland OH.

1868 Schooner, 244.94 gross tons, owned Clelland et al, Chicago, IL.

1871 Repaired; owned English, Chicago, IL.

1873 385 gross ton schooner, owned Capt. Brown, Racine, WI.

1875, Oct 26 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

ALLEN, WM. F. JR. (1853, Schooner)
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ALLEN, WM. F. JR. (1853, Schooner)