SUSQUEHANNA (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. D. Ketchum
Original Owner and Location:
C. M. Reed, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
270 86/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles off Conneaut, OH
Lake Erie
Date:
23 Aug 1865
Notes:
sunk in storm bound Buffalo and Erie for Chicago, IL 1865, Sep 7 Rigging, anchors and gear recovered by wrecking tug MAGNET
History

1847, Apr Launched Huron, OH.

1847-61 Three enrollments Presque Isle.

1848 Ran Chicago-Buffalo with grain.

1849, Sep 22 Lost bowsprit and fore rigging in collision with schooner COLONEL BENTON in Buffalo harbor.

1860 Owned Reed and Perrin, Erie, PA; large repairs.

1865 Two enrollments Erie.

1865, Aug 23 Wrecked Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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

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SUSQUEHANNA (1846, Schooner)