SENECA (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Official Number:
22580
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scow bottom.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E. Madden, Bufffalo
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
158
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manistee, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Oct 1871
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned at dock by great Peshtigo forest fire, same day as Chicago fire.
History

1858 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1858, Jul Collision with steam tug JOHN OWEN near Malden, Detroit River.

1858, Nov Aground Mohawk Island Reef with cargo of gypsum; jettisoned part of her cargo to get off & into Port Maitland.

1860 Scow bottom.

1866 Owned Ryerson, Chicago, IL.

1868 132.73 gross tons; owned Kenosha, WI; US22580.

1868, Oct 16 Driven on beach at Saugatuck; released.

1871 Owned John Tetard, Kenosha, WI.

1871, Oct 8 Burned Lake Michigan.

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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SENECA (1858, Schooner)