HAMILTON (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
11286
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Crockett
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
255
Final Disposition
Final Location:
40 miles off South Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Oct 1873
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
In Red Bird Line with "peculiar rig" of that class.
History

1847 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1847, Nov Ashore Oshawa, ONT, Lake Ontario.

1850, Oct 10 Ashore Long Point Cut, ONT, near entrance to Welland Canal; cargo 11,000 bushels wheat.

1852 205 tons.

1857 Rebuilt, 205 tons "Flat".

1859 Wrecked near Kingston, ONT.

1860 Owned G. Baker, Oswego; large repairs.

1862 or 63 Large repairs.

1863 Owned A. Stewart, Chicago, IL.

1865 US11286; 157 gross tons.

1866 Owned Olson, Chicago.

1868 Owned Pentwater, MI.

1872, Oct Stranded Two Rivers, WI, Lake Michigan; rescued.

1873, Nov 15 Wrecked in storm.

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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HAMILTON (1847, Schooner)