SIMPSON, CAROLINE (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rochester, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin Simpson
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
230
Final Disposition
Final Location:
somewhere between Jacksonville, FL & South America
Atlantic Ocean
How:
stripped & abandoned on voyage to South America
GPS:
Latitude: 32 degrees 20' ? Longitude: 57 degrees 15' ?
History

1858, May 18 Launched; upper lakes trade.

1859, Aug Arrived Dublin, Ireland.

1860, May 5 Holed by anchor & sank while on Split Rock, Cork West Passage to clean bottom; to Royal Albert Dry Dock for repairs.

1861, Jan 10 Sold for $2,275; buyer unknown.

1861 Abandoned

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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SIMPSON, CAROLINE (1858, Schooner)