VINCENNES (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Root
Original Owner:
P. Durfee & Company & A. Root
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
104' 9"
Beam:
23' 7"
Depth:
8' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
185.32
Capacity:
7,800 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near St.Joseph, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
1 Nov 1857
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Driven ashore & pounded to pieces
History

1846 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1847 Enrolled Sandusky, Ohio; owned Howe & Smith, Milan, Ohio

1848 Ran Huron, Ohio to Buffalo, New York with corn & produce

1851, April 3 Owned Lorain Bank, Elyria & Farmer's Bank, Ashtabula

1851, September 6 Owned Lorain Bank & John R. Finn, Elyria, Ohio

1853, May Ashore mouth Genessee River, Lake Ontario; cargo 1,050

barrels flour, 300 bushels wheat & ashes; repaired Oswego,

New York

1854, April 15 Owned Rollin B., Watson & Langdon Hubbard

1857, November Owned Sims & Gray, Chicago, Illinois; 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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VINCENNES (1846, Schooner)