FLORIDA (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Walter Joy et al., Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
George R. Webster, Ebenezer F. Norton, Henry Norton, Thomas Carlisle, Aaron Roof, Delos Phelon, John L. Whiting, Henry K. Avery.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
84' 9"
Beam:
23' 5"
Depth:
9' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
157 64/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near St.Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Nov 1842
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Barelled flour, pork.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Chicago, driven ashore & wrecked.
History

1834 First enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1835, Nov Ashore Oswego, NY in gale.

1836 Reportedly wrecked near Buffalo.

1842, Jun 6 Owned Richard C. Bristol, Chicago, IL.

1842, Nov 17 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FLORIDA (1834, Schooner)