ONEIDA CHIEF (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
19126
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
266
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Au Sable Point.
Lake Superior.
Date:
30 May 1868
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Pig iron.
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm; broken up; no loss of life.
History

1851 Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY.

1856 Large repairs.

1857 Collision with schooner PERSEVERANCE off Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron; both vessels towed to dry dock at Detroit.

1860 Owned Barker & Mather, Clayton, NY.

1861 Rebuilt; readmeasured; 126 x 24'8" x 11'7"; 334 76/95 old measure.

1862 Owned Frederick L. Wells et al; Port Huron, MI.

1865 Readmeasured; 127 x 24.9 x 11; 252.60 gross tons.

1866 Owned John J. Hibbard et al; Port Huron.

1868 Owned Charles H. Wheeler et al; Milwaukee, WI.

1868, May 30 Broke up in storm.

1868 Documents surrendered Milwaukee.

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

ONEIDA CHIEF (1847, Schooner)
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ONEIDA CHIEF (1847, Schooner)