SMITH, JESSE (1832, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
French Creek (Clayton), NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
80'
Beam:
19'
Tonnage (old style):
117
History

1838 Sprung leak in gale on Lake Michigan; jettisoned cargo; in to Port of Chicago.

1843 Enrolled Detroit; rebuilt.

1844, Jun Seized by Custom's house officer at Chicago; taken to Detroit for court proceedings.

1845, Dec Ashore north of Kalamazoo; released.

1848, Nov Dismasted off Racine, WI; drifted ashore; crew rescued by schooner TELEGRAPH; 1 person died of exposure; wrecked & total loss.

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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SMITH, JESSE (1832, Schooner)