WILLIS, GEORGE S. (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
67
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ashtabula, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
 Mar 1844
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Watrous & Thomas dismantled WILLIS to build another 125 ton schooner.
History

1835 Enrolled new at Oswego, NY; owned T. Wyman.

1835, Nov 18 Bound Cleveland, OH to Oswego with 25,000 bushels wheat, sunk at Madison Dock, OH in gale; all hands lost.

1836, Sep Found masts above water; raised & taken to Ashtabula or Conneaut, OH; some bodies recovered; cargo lost.

1837 Enrolled Cleveland.

1844 Dismantled to build new 125 ton schooner.

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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WILLIS, GEORGE S. (1835, Schooner)