This photo is from the Larry geiger Collection,which my family are the caretakers of.
Larry Geiger was my father.
Vessel History: # US 11857
Gross Tonnage: 257.37
Net Tonnage: 0.00
Hull Material: Wood
Builder: Jones, James M.
Place Built: Detroit, MI
Year Built: 1868
WARRINGTON 1870 - 1911 U.S. U.S.L.H.S
WARRINGTON 1911 - 1911 U.S. 11857
Rebuilds: Converted to lighthouse tender, 1870. Rebuilt at Detroit, MI, 1886 (152 x 25.42 x 11.42; 300 gross). Change of measures, 1905 (152 x 25 x 10.25; 410 gross - 244 net). Change of tonnage, 1911 (375 gross).
History: First enrollment issued at Chicago, IL, June 10, 1868. Sprung a leak in heavy weather and stranded one mile south of Charlevoix, MI, Lake Michigan, on August 21, 1911; vessel broke up next day. Crew rescued by U.S. Life Saving Service crew from Charlevoix and the tug J.V. TAYLOR; no lives lost. Vessel was bound from Boyne City, MI, for Chicago, IL, with lumber.