CLIFTON (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
165
History

1854 - 56 Two enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1855, Jul 12 rigging destroyed by lightning while docked at Detroit, refitted Benson's shipyard, Detroit, MI.

1858 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1859 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; owned Lake Navigation Co.

1859, May 24 Cleared Buffalo for Richmond, VA with sycamore lumber loaded at Sandusky.

1860 Sailing to New Orleans, Baltimore, Roatan Island & St.Johns, Newfoundland.

1862, Jan 4 Wrecked Barneyat Bay, NJ; recovered Jan 11.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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CLIFTON (1854, Schooner)