WINDHAM (1843, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
236.84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Death's Door passage, Lake Michigan
Date:
3 Dec 1855
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Wrecked in storm; crew rescued by brig GENEVA
History

1843 Enrolled Buffalo, New York; ran Buffalo to Erie in coal trade,

occasionally to Detroit, Cleveland & vicinity with hogs, grain &

lumber

1844, April 17 Ashore in gale near Chicago (?)

1844, May Largest vessel of her class; repaired after damage in gale

1845-46 Ran Buffalo to Erie, Mt.Clemens & Cleveland with coal, lumber

& hogs

1854 Buffalo & Detroit District

1855, December 3 Wrecked, Lake Michigan

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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WINDHAM (1843, Schooner)