FUR TRADER (1812, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1812
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lake Superior, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner:
John Jacob Astor, Northwest Fur Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
40
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rapids of St. Mary's River, Sault Ste Marie.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1812
How:
Wrecked trying to run the rapids.
Notes:
Made it to foot of rapids, badly damaged, considered total loss.
Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
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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FUR TRADER (1812, Schooner)