STORM KING (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin B. Jones
Original Owner:
Mixer and Brother
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
28' 3"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
375
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Manitou Island
Lake Michigan
Date:
 May 1861
Final Depth:
400'
How:
sunk by collision
Final Cargo:
16,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
bound from Milwaukee, sunk in collision with propeller MICHIGAN
History

1856, May Launched Buffalo, NY.

1856, Nov Sunk Milwaukee, WI harbor in gale with railroad iron.

1857, Aug Collision with schooner PURITAN near Turtle Island.

1859, Sep Damaged in collision with schooner DELOS DE WOLF off Long Point, Lake Erie.

1860 Owned William Moore, Chicago, IL.

1860, Jul Ashore Grand Island, Lake Superior; released by tug J. C. IVES.

1860, Aug Ashore Montreal Island bound Marquette, MI for Erie, PA with iron ore; towed to Detroit by tug S. C. IVES; repaired.

1861, May Sunk in collision with steamer MICHGIAN; owned G. S. Hazzard, Buffalo.

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

STORM KING (1856, Schooner)
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STORM KING (1856, Schooner)