UNION (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: standing bowsprit & square stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Whyte (White)
Original Owner and Location:
W. W. Grant et al, Hamilton, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
129.4'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (old style):
377
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan
Date:
  1869
How:
wrecked
Notes:
reported wrecked, no detail
History

1857, May 19 Struck in warp, Hamilton, ONT, Lake Ontario; released

1858, Oct Damaged cargo, St. Catharines, ONT

1859, Aug 15 Altered to brigantine, Quebec City, QUE

1859, Summer To Liverpool, England & back

1862 Made sea trips to Australia

1862, Nov 4 Owned Bright Bros. Melborne, Australia

1864 Owned Oil company, Hamilton, ONT

1869 Reportedly wrecked, 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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UNION (1857, Schooner)