STRONG, SAMUEL (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Doctor S. Strong, et.al., Elyria, Ohio
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
28' 8"
Depth:
9' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
222.62
Capacity:
11,000 bushels
History

1848, November 25 Ashore on Negro Point, Lake Erie, near Point Abino

1853, April 21 Repaired at D.P. Pitney Yard (?), Buffalo, New York

1854 Enrolled Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1854, April 21 Struck by lightning, Lake Michigan; mizzen topmast

shivered, mizzen mast damaged

1855, October Wrecked, Marquette, Michigan, Lake Superior

1855, November 2 Ashore Lake Michigan, cargo wheat

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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STRONG, SAMUEL (1847, Schooner)