THURSBY, JOHN (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12772
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cattaraugus, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Remi Lepage
Original Owner and Location:
Elijah H.J. Bemis, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133' 10"
Beam:
25' 8"
Depth:
11' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
359.97
History

1857, June 20 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1857 Repaired

1859, September 27 Owned Philo Scoville, Cleveland, Ohio

1862, April Driven on the pier entering Buffalo harbor

1863, March 4 Owned Philo S. Bemis, Buffalo

1863, April 13 Owned John Becker & Bernard McCarthy, Cleveland

1864, April 25 Ogdensburg district 132 x 26 x 11.45',

251.53 gross/240.98 net tons

1865, November 21 Owned J.B. & George Hall, Olmstead, Ohio

1866, May 12 Owned George Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; large repairs

1867, October 8 Bound Milwaukee for Cleveland with 14,500 bushels

wheat, she went ashore in a storm near Antrim, Grand

Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan; probably recovered

1868 251.53 gross tons

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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THURSBY, JOHN (1857, Schooner)