PLYMOUTH (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scroll head & square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.D. Ketchum
Original Owner:
Boyington & Wickham
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
23.4'
Depth:
8.9'
Tonnage (old style):
197 78/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles off Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Jun 1852
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
10,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Huron, OH for Buffalo, NY; collided nearly head on at night with sidewheeler NORTHERN INDIANA; this accident formented early court case establishing right-of-way of sail vessels over powered.
History

1847 First enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1852, Jun 23 Sunk in collision with NORTHERN INDIANA off Cleveland, OH.

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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PLYMOUTH (1847, Schooner)