ACTIVE (1853, Scow Schooner)

Year of Build:
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Number of Decks:
Builder Name:
J. Bailey or S.D. Putney
Original Owner and Location:
Jones & Vaughn, Racine, WI
Number of Masts:
Tonnage (old style):

Designed for wood & lumber trade.

1853 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Jun 8 Struck bar & sunk at Manitowoc harbor, WI, Lake Michigan; raised.

1856 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1857 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1858, Oct 20 Aground South Bar of Grand Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1859, Sep Aground Grand Haven; got off & towed to Muskegon, MI.

1860 Rebuilt by Bailey.

1860 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1860 Owners Shouler & Co., Muskegon.

1863 Owner P. Tait, Michigan City, 137 tons.

1866 Owner P. Tait, Racine, WI.

1868 Chicago District, 84.27 gross tons.

1868, Nov 15 Aground in gale, South Manitou Island, MI, Lake Michigan.

1871 Owned Racine, WI.

1872 Rebuilt by Jones at Racine.

1873 Owned Chicago parties, IL.

1876 Owner Submarine Co., Chicago.

1879 Same owners, described as "not insurable".

From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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ACTIVE (1853, Scow Schooner)