BIRMINGHAM (1843, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
138
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Horseshoe Reef, Buffalo Harbor.
Lake Erie.
Date:
4 Dec 1854
How:
Stranded in snowstorm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Erie, PA-Buffalo, NY, driven onto reef opposite lighthouse.
History

1847-49 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1850-1854 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1851 Apr 8 Ashore during storm Port Burwell, Lake Erie.

1854 Dec 4 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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BIRMINGHAM (1843, Schooner)