PURDY, VIRGINIA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jones
Original Owner and Location:
S. Purdy, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
10' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
301.48
Capacity:
14,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pelee Island
Date:
21 Apr 1859
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Water lime
Notes:
1859, May Abandoned
History

1848 Enrolled Buffalo, New York, ran Buffalo to Chicago in grain trade

1853, August 16 Carried two locomotives the Providence & Woodville for

New Albany & Salem Raolroad

1853, August 17 Arrived Fairport, leaking badly

1854, October Sunk at Milwaukee, cargo corn

1855 Enrolled Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1856 Ashore, Fox Point

1858, May Collision with brig GLOBE on Lake Saint Clair

1859, April 21 Wrecked, Lake Erie

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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PURDY, VIRGINIA (1847, Schooner)