VOLUNTEER (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
25669
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ogdensburg, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scow bottom.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.C. Piersons
Original Owner and Location:
Piersons & Farnham, Ogdensburg
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
71
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Grindstone City, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Oct 1893
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Struck reef & foundered in heavy gale.
History

1866 52 tons.

1868 52.41 tons.

1869, Nov 21 Foundered Lake Ontario with all hands.

1876 Owned Denner et al, Ogdensburg; 34 gross tons.

1879 Same owners; 52 tons.

1893, Oct 14 Foundered 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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VOLUNTEER (1863, Schooner)