WRIGHT, LUTHER (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: reportedly the second 3 mast schooner built on Lakes
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Capt. Wm. Dana
Original Owner and Location:
Spencer & Co., Huron & Milan, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
195 75/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gravelly Bay, ONT
Lake Erie
Date:
4 Dec 1854
How:
stranded
Final Cargo:
stranded
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH & Kingston, ONT; driven ashore in storm, pounded to pieces
History

1846 First enrolled Sandusky, OH

1848, Sep 29 In collision with brig R. HUNTER off Ashtabula, OH, Lake Erie

1849, Oct 3 Struck Buffalo pier, NY, Lake Erie, damaged

1851, Nov 8 Struck, sunk by schooner AMELIA, Oswego, NY

1853, May 30 Struck steamer CLEVELAND, Detroit River

1854, Apr 21 Reportedly lost in Lake Huron with all hands

1854, Oct 1 Ashore Baileys Harbor, WI, Lake Michigan

1854, Dec 4 Wrecked Gravelly Bay, ONT, Lake Erie; last owned Capt. Bain & Bros.

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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WRIGHT, LUTHER (1846, Schooner)