VERMONT (1851, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ohio City, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
Chamberlain & Crawford, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
136' 6"
Beam:
21' 3"
Depth:
9' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
257.18
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East of Long Point, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
1 Nov 1863
How:
Collision
Notes:
Sunk in collision with the propeller MARQUETTE, no loss of life
History

1851, October 6 Enrolled Cleveland, built to provide passenger &

freight service from Ogdensburg, New York to Lake

Michigan ports

1852, October 26 Burned to water's edge at Grand River, Ontario, Lake

Erie; vessel & cargo total loss

1853 Rebuilt at St.Catharines, Ontario by A.C.Keating; readmeasured

136'1" x 21'6" x 9'2", 255.55 tons; same owners

1853, September 20 In collision with steamer ONTARIO near Cape

Vincent, New York, Lake Ontario; repaired

1855, February Owned Northern Transportation Company, Ogdensburg,

New York

1856, October Ran ashore in fog at Chickenolee Reef, Point Pelee,

Lake Erie; released

1862, April 11 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio; repaired

1863 Repaired

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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VERMONT (1851, Propeller)