CHAPPEL, W.T. (1877, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1877
Official Number:
80642
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sebewaing, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Carpenter
Original Owner and Location:
E.M. Mckay, Sebewaing, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57.5'
Beam:
15.6'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
30
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 1/2 miles ENE Vermilion Point Life Saving Station, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
4 Oct 1902
How:
Sprang leak; foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Crew rescued.
History

1877, Jul 19 Enrolled Pt. Huron, MI.

1880 Rebuilt; 72 x 15.7 x 9; 39 gross / 37 net tons.

1885, Jul Ashore on Middle Island, Lake Huron; rebuilt.

1887, Jul 6 Owned John Marrow.

1891, May 1 Owned W. Brotherton.

1894, Aug 2 Drifted ashore after tow line parted, Thunder Bay.

1902 Registered Alpena, MI.

1902, Oct 24 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

CHAPPEL, W.T. (1877, Schooner)
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CHAPPEL, W.T. (1877, Schooner)