ONTONAGON (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Erastus Lockwood
Original Owner:
L.P. Converse & Company, et.al.
Ownership Notes:
E.Mills & Company
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
24.5'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (old style):
216.72
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego, New York, Lake Ontario
Date:
3 Nov 1862
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Wheat
Notes:
Bound Toledo, Ohio for Oswego, New York
History

1847 First enrolled, Cleveland, Ohio

1849, May 1 Collided with schooner RACINE on Racine Reef, Wisconsin,

Lake Michigan

1851, July Capsized off Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1853, November 24 Wrecked near Rochester, New York, Braddock's Bay,

Lake Ontario

1856 Carried the first cargo of iron ore from Lake Superior to Lake

Erie

1858, July Ashore Presque Isle, Pennsylvania, Lake Erie; got off

1858, November Arrived Toledo, Ohio in broken condition after struck

rocks near Bass Island; repaired Detroit, Michigan

1860 Owned Jason Pappa & Company, Oswego, New York

1862, November 3 Wrecked near Oswego, New York, Lake Ontario

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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ONTONAGON (1847, Schooner)