OUTWARD BOUND (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
DeGroate Ship Yard
Master Carpenter:
S.C. DeGroate
Original Owner and Location:
L.O. Matthews, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
117.3'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
260.21
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manitou Passage, upper Lake Michigan
Date:
17 Apr 1849
How:
Foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
Wheat
Notes:
11 lost
History

1846 Enrolled at Cleveland

1846 Sold to Buffalo, New York parties, enrolled at Buffalo; to serve

Milwaukee & Chicago grain trade

1847, September 28 Driven over Racine Reef into shallows in Lake

Michigan while en route Chicago to Buffalo with

cargo grain; half cargo lost; got off & laid up for

winter repairs

1848, October 26 Struck by squall north of Chicago with cargo grain,

dismasted, lost most of rig; towed to Chicago for

winter layup & repairs

Thomas Richmond bought controlling interest

home port Chicago

1848, April En route to Buffalo with cargo grain with schooner

TEMPEST; sunk near Sleeping Bear Island, Lake Michigan,

crew lost - witnessed by Captain of TEMPEST

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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OUTWARD BOUND (1846, Schooner)