WADE, B.F. (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
2148
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.Lent
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
117'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
173.8
Final Disposition
Date:
  1898
Notes:
Reportedly submerged near Clinton Street Bridge, Chicago River
History

1854, December Damaged in Cleveland harbor when struck by steamer OHIO

1858 Ashore near Presque Isle, Lake Huron with cargo wheat, flour,

etc.; pulled off

1860 Owned Seymour & Griswold; port of hail Chicago

1861 Owned G. Willard, Ashtabula, Ohio

1865 Rebuilt & lengthened

1866 Owned Starkey, et.al., Ashtabula

1868 160.62 gross tons

1871 Owned Southwick, Ashtabula

1873 Owned Captain Soper, Chicago; repaired

1876 Owned Oliver & Kahler, Chicago

1878 Repaired

1884 Owned John Oliver, et.al., Chicago

1885 Owned Hitchcock, et.al., Chicago

1890 Owned H. Potgather, Chicago

1893 Owned O. Laurie, Chicago

1898 Hull sank in Chicago River west of Clinton Street Bridge - W.J.

Connors of Buffalo said to purchase for use as barge on river

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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WADE, B.F. (1854, Schooner)