WARD, JOSEPH (1844, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Original Owner and Location:
Sweet & Jervis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
23' 2"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
216.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, New York, Lake Erie
Date:
4 Aug 1851
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
9,600 bushel corn; 30 barrels whiskey
Notes:
Driven onto pier in storm
History

1844, October 19 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan; built on a bayou along

east bank of river above Oneida Street, third vessel

built there

1846 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1847 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois

1847, October 24 Sunk in collision with North pier at Buffalo with

10,000 bushels wheat; raised

1851, May 2 Sunk at Chicago pier with 1,252 barrels salt

1851, August 4 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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WARD, JOSEPH (1844, Schooner)