SIBLEY, MARK H. (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
16449
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Jones
Original Owner:
S.T. Atwater
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
252.19
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Avon Point, 18 miles west Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
7 Jul 1869
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Lost her way in heavy seas & poor visibility, went on rocks
History

1847 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1847, April 3 Launched, Buffalo

1848 Ran Buffalo to Michigan City, Indiana with grain

1849 Chicago district, 352.18 tons

1855, June 12 Ashore near Grand River, Ontario

1855, November 8 Sank at Chicago with iron & coal

1856, May 17 Ashore, Old Mackinac; released, with wheat cargo

1860 Owned C.M. Averill, Buffalo, New York

1865 Owned Allen & Wardwell, Buffalo

1866 Owner Alger & Gager, Detroit, Michigan

1868 230.03 gross tons

1869, August 4 Wrecked, Lake Erie; engaged in Cleveland to Buffalo

petroleum trade

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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SIBLEY, MARK H. (1847, Schooner)