PRATT, ZADOK (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Smith & Spencer
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
370
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pelee Passage, Lake Erie
Date:
20 Nov 1860
Final Depth:
50'
How:
Sank in collision
Notes:
Sank in collision with wreck of propeller MOUNT VERNON in dark; crew escaped in her small boat; rescued by schooner S.J.HOLLEY
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, New York; named for New York State Congressman

& tannery owner

1860 Owned Morse & Parker, Buffalo, New York

1860, June Ran Chicago to Buffalo with 20,000 bushels oats; 110' lumber

1860, November 20 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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PRATT, ZADOK (1855, Schooner)