HURRICANE (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George S.Weeks
Original Owner and Location:
Sears & Clark, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
331 87/95
Capacity:
14,500 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
8 miles north St. Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
23 Nov 1863
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
14,000 bushels rye.
Notes:
Bound Chicago for Buffalo with rye, foundered in a storm; all 9 hands lost.
History

1854 - 60 Eight enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1854, May 30 Ashore Long Point, Gravelly Bay in storm, cargo pork & beef; owned W.A. Fox & Co., Buffalo.

1854, Jun 1 Aground Port Colborne, Laek Erie with pork & beef; released.

1854, Oct Aground Stag Island, St. Clair River; released.

1855, May 24 Collision with brig TUSCADORA off Point aux Barque, towed to Detroit for repairs.

1856, Oct 31 Split sails, Lake Erie, coal laden.

1858, Apr 14 Owned E. St. John Bemis, Buffalo.

1860, Nov 24 Sank, 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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HURRICANE (1854, Schooner)