DEXTER (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dexter, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
71' 2"
Beam:
20' 2"
Depth:
6' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
77 27/95
History

1836 Owned Sacketts Harbor, NY.

1845 Owned Buffalo, NY.

1846, Aug 24 Owned James M. Kidd, Ionia, MI & William McCausland, Grand Haven, MI.

1847, Jun 2 Owned Francis B. Gilbert, Grand Haven, MI.

1853 Owned Chicago; rebuilt; readmeasured 124.05 tons old style.

1855, Oct 24 Ashore Muskegon, MI, Lake Michigan, along with schooner NIAGARA & another vessel.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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DEXTER (1836, Schooner)