SYRACUSE (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.A. Baker
Original Owner:
J.L. Hall & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
25' 3"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
365
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off 40 Mile Point, near Cheboygan, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
10 Nov 1863
Final Depth:
50'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Sprang leak & foundered; crew made it to Cheboygan by small boat.
History

1853, Sep 4 Launched Baker Marine Railway.

1853 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1853, Sep Ashore Point au Pelee; jettisoned 200 tons railroad iron for relaese; later anchored Cedar Creek, Canada.

1854, Dec 4 Ashore 15 miles east Point au Pelee.

1860 Owned A.H. Harvey, Oswego.

1861 Repaired & lengthened.

1863 Owned Buckley & Finnegan, Milwaukee.

1863, Nov 10 Wrecked Lake Huron.

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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SYRACUSE (1853, Schooner)