ALTAIR (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis Nelson Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
413
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Big Charity Island, Saginaw Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
8 Nov 1864
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Bound Chicago for Buffalo, went aground &was wrecked while trying to find shelter in gale.
History

1855-1859 Owned Buffalo.

1859-1865 Owned Chicago.

1860 Owned Scranton, Chicago, IL.

1863 Owned Parker & Johnson, Chicago,IL.

1864 "Wrecked".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ALTAIR (1855, Schooner)