Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 19674
Rig Schooner

Dimensions and Tonnage

Width 105.00
Depth 26.66
Masts 2
Gross Tonnage 8.50
Net Tonnage 214.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Remeasured, Chicago, IL, April 8, 1865 (103 x 26.75 x 8; 149.56 gross). Tonnage change, Chicago, IL, June 16, 1871 (135.32 gross). Enrolled measures, Milwaukee, WI, October 22, 1881 (122.75 x 26.75 x 9; 199.43 gross - 189.46 net).
History First enrollment issued at Milwaukee, WI, July 19, 1856. Final enrollment of (a) PAULINE surrendered at Grand Haven, MI, December 9, 1881 and endorsed \"vessel abandoned as unfit for service.\" First enrollment (Temporary Enrollment #45) issued at Milwaukee, WI, October 22, 1881, to schooner JOHN MEE, built by J. Fitzgerald, President of Milwaukee Shipyard Co. All enrollments show William W. Chapin, of Manistee, MI, as owner. Inland Lloyd's and Polk's Marine Directory all list JOHN MEE as being built in 1856 as PAULINE, built by George Barber. Renamed EDWARD E. SKEELE at Milwaukee, WI, September 24, 1912.
Disposition Dragged anchor and stranded on Barrie Island, Ont., along North Channel, Manitoulin Island, Georgian Bay, on September 25, 1921, a total loss.

Build Information

Builder Barber, George
Place Built Milwaukee, WI
Date Built 1856-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MEE, JOHN1881-00-001912-00-00U.S.76264
SKEELE, EDWARD E.1912-00-001921-00-00U.S.76264