CONSTITUTION (1826, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1826
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
George Coit, et al, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
70' 6"
Beam:
20' 8"
Depth:
6' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
84 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Bruce, on Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Nov 1859
How:
Ashore.
History

1826, May 22 Enrolled Portland.

1827, Apr 23 Owned George Coit, S. Thompson, J. Kimberly, New York, et al.

1832, Apr 1 Owned John Kimberly, S. Thompson et al, Buffalo, NY; rebuilt 71 x 20.5 x 7.5', 91 77/95 tons.

1838, May 18 Owned John Pease, John Kimberly, Sheldon Thompson et al, Buffalo.

1842, Sep 29 Owned William Wate, et al, Buffalo.

1848 Ran Erie - Buffalo & Toledo with lumber, coal & grain.

1859, Nov Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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CONSTITUTION (1826, Schooner)