RIO GRANDE (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Official Number:
21473
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Point Peninsula, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
252
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
6 Sep 1877
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Wrecked in storm with towmate DUBUQUE, total loss; abandoned
History

1846 First enrolled Sacketts Harbor, New York

1856 Rebuilt as brig; 276 old style tons

1859 Strengthened

1860 Owned E.B. Allen & Sons, Ogdensburg, New York

1863, November 27 Ashore Port Colborne, Ontario, Lake Erie

1864 Repaired

1865 Owned R. Cardneil, Buffalo, New York

1866 Owned M. Goulden, Oswego, New York

1868 203.05 gross tons

1871 Owned E. Collins, Buffalo

1871, Late November Ashore in gale, Presque Isle, Pennsylvania,

Lake Erie; released

1872, June 18 Owned George Hartman, Gratiot, Michigan;

116.1 x 24.6 x 10.2'; 203 gross tons

1874 Rebuilt at Port Huron, Michigan

1877, September 6 Wrecked in storm, Long Point, Ohio, Lake Erie

1877, September 12 Documents surrendered, Port 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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RIO GRANDE (1846, Schooner)