GENERAL HARRISON (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wards
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
77'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
115.08
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles east of Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Oct 1854
How:
Capsized in gale.
Final Cargo:
35,000 staves.
Notes:
Bound Erie to Tonawanda, NY; crew rescued by Schooner ROSCOE.
History

1835-36 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1836, Oct 27 Ashore Chicago, IL.

1844, May Chartered by government to run lighthouse supplies.

1846, Dec 3 Ashore Chicago.

1847, Apr Released, repaired, repainted.

1848 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1848, Dec Threw over deck load of flour & 3 feet water in hold going into Buffalo, NY.

1850-54 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1854, Oct Capsized; owned Mr. Olson, Wisconsin.

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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GENERAL HARRISON (1835, Schooner)