RICHARDS, JOHN (1830, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1830
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
John L. Kimberly et al, Buffalo, NY
Ownership Notes:
Sheldon Thompson, Buffalo. Joseph Naper, Dunkirk.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57' 8"
Beam:
17'
Depth:
5' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
43 19/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Below Cherry Creek.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 May 1858
How:
Ashore & sunk
Final Cargo:
Shingles & bark.
Notes:
Bound Sand Beach, MI for Detroit, MI & Toledo, OH, she beached & sank.
History

1830, Nov 1 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1831, Nov 5 Owned Sheldon Thompson & Geauga Iron Co., Buffalo.

1832, May 10 Owned Richard Sears & Silas Burchard, OH; ran Buffalo to Sandusky, OH.

1835, Jul 16 Owned J.P. & Richard Sears, Buffalo & Silas Birchard, OH.

1836, Sep 15 Owned Edward A. Record et al.

1842, May Capsized Detroit River; 7 lives lost; laden with cut stone for Detroit.

1842, Oct 5 Owned Peter McGuire, Detroit.

1842, Nov 18 Ashore Pointe aux Barques, MI, Lake Huron.

1844, May 4 Owned Willaim Burnell, Detroit, MI; 57' x 16'6" x 4'10"; 39 40/95 tons.

1855, Jun 2 Owned Alexander Gauley, Detroit.

1856, Sep 9 Owned D. O'Callaghan, Detroit.

1858, May Grounded 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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RICHARDS, JOHN (1830, Schooner)