ST. LAWRENCE (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Official Number:
22584
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
93'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
134.79
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
30 Apr 1878
How:
Burned & sank
Final Cargo:
Grain laden
Notes:
Caught fire, capsized & sank; 2 lives lost; survivors rescued by schooner GRANADA
History

1844, April 25 Arrived Chicago with 5,817 bushels wheat

1845 Enrolled French Creek

1849, February 29 Mortgage sale to Barney & Waring

1849, April 3 Owned Stephen Elliott, Cleveland; 92 x 20 x 8,

134.74 tons

1850, July 17 Struck by lightning, misinmast badly damaged

1851, May 29 Owned R. Calkens, Ohio City, Ohio

1853 Rebuilt 135 tons

1854 Owned Chicago, Illinois

1860 Owned George Steel, Chicago, Illinois

1863 Owned P.J. Legrave, Sheboygan; 110 gross tons

1866 Foundered, Lake Michigan between Two Rivers & Chicago; owned

Anderson, Racine, Wisconsin

1868 110.76 gross tons; US22584

1878, April 30 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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ST. LAWRENCE (1842, Schooner)