POTOMAC (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Official Number:
19671
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cape Vincent, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Goler
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
145.14
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northeast of Frankfort Harbor, MI
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Nov 1883
How:
Sprang leak in storm & beached.
Final Cargo:
28,000' lumber.
Notes:
Bound Manistee to Chicago; crew escaped; broken up by November 26th. storm.
History

1849 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1853 Rebuilt at Oswego, NY; 191 tons.

1953, May Ashore with wheat, Sodus Bay.

1854, Dec Ashore with wheat near Pt. Dalhousie; 2 lost; declared total loss.

1855 Rebuilt; 188 tons; 90 X 23'6" X 10.

1858, Apr 5 Owned John Hale & Andrew Lent, Conneaut, OH.

1859 Repaired.

1860 Owned P. Mills, Buffalo, NY.

1862 Lengthened at Oswego by Miller; 263 tons.

1863 Owned John Booth, Buffalo, new bottom.

1864 Owned Mercantile Mutual Insurance Co., Buffalo.

1865 Large repairs; "barkentine"; readmeasured 208.55.

1866 Owned McCready & Bundy, Buffalo.

1867, Fall Ashore near Toledo, OH; rebuilt as 3-mast schooner.

1871 Owned Bundy et al, Chicago, IL; new deck.

1876 Owned Hood, Chicago.

1880 Major repairs.

1883, Nov 11 Wrecked; owned Capt. Robert Jamieson; 198.13 net tons; one of the oldest on Lakes.

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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POTOMAC (1842, Schooner)