ORIOLE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
Mowry & Duncan or R.K. Winslow Fleet, Milan, OH or Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
141'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (old style):
397
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Pictured Rocks.
Lake Superior.
Date:
9 Aug 1862
How:
Collided with & sunk by steamer ILLINOIS in fog.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Bound Marquette, MI to Erie, PA; around 12 lost.
History

1860 Owned R.K. Winslow, Cleveland, OH.

1862, Aug 9 Sank by collision.

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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ORIOLE (1857, Schooner)