INTERNATIONAL (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Cherry
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
25' 10"
Depth:
11' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
389
Capacity:
17,500 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Salmon Point near Picton, ONT.
Lake Onario.
Date:
5 Nov 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
18,000 bushels corn
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Kingston, ONT, drove ashore in storm; 3 of 9 lives lost.
History

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, Nov 6 Damaged in gale, Lake Michigan.

1858, May 5 Owned Charles W. Howard, Conneaut, OH.

1859, Nov Collision with schooner JESSIE in the flats.

1862, May 28 Collision with propeller ILLINOIS, Lake Erie.

1863 Owned R. Prindiville, Chicago, IL.

1864 Owned Mark McGinne, Chicago.

1865 282 gross tons.

1865, Nov 5 Wrecked, Lake Ontario.

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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INTERNATIONAL (1854, Schooner)