PRESTON, WILLIAM I (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
26563
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Goble
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
391
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southwest point of Wolfe Island, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
18 Nov 1888
How:
Driven ashore & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Detroti, MI to Ogdensburg, NY.
History

1863 Owned Carrington & Co., Oswego, NY.

1865 Readmeasured 278.73 gross tons.

1869, May Damaged in collision with Milwaukee pier, WI, Lake Michigan.

1871 Owned Goble & Co., Oswego; new decks & centreboard box.

1871, Nov Ashore with wheat, mouth of Niagara River; lightered; towed to, beached, then sank, Youngstown, Niagara River.

1872, Jun 13 Raised & repaired.

1872, Jul 16 Purchased at auction by George Goble, Oswego.

1872, Oct 5 Disabled Centreboard, Lake Erie.

1878 Repaired.

1880, Nov Rigging damaged, Lake Erie.

1882 Repaired; 264.79 net tons.

1888, Nov 18 Wrecked, same owner.

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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PRESTON, WILLIAM I (1861, Schooner)