VERNON, DIE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
6544
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
J.M. Mixer, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
414
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Burwell, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
30 Oct 1868
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
18,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Driven ashore by gale & wrecked; total loss Crew rescued by the bark FOREST KING
History

1857, May Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1857, November Sustained damage to sails & spars on Lake Michigan;

towed to Chicago for repairs

1859 Owned C.Clark, Buffalo

1859 Owned Munger & Armour, Chicago

1862, September Lost crewman at Chicago, drowned

1863, April Lost man overboard at Point Betsey, Lake Michigan

1863, April 27 Mate fell through ice in Straits of Mackinac, drowned

1875 Listed as lost

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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VERNON, DIE (1857, Schooner)