VICTOR (1828, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1828
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Silver Creek, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
William Newberry, et.al., Silver Creek, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
50' 6"
Beam:
16' 9"
Depth:
5' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
36.33
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Point Abino, Lake Erie
Date:
  1839
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
4,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Last seen off Point Abino; not seen again until wreckage washed ashore near Tonawanda, New York in September the following year Crew of 5 or 6 all lost
History

1828, July 24 Enrolled at Buffalo, New York; engaged in Grain Trade,

Lake Michigan to Lake Ontario

1839, November 6 Driven ashore in gale off Chicago piers; released &

repaired, continued voyage to Rochester, New York

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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VICTOR (1828, Schooner)