PETREL (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
19673
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
114.7'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
6.2'
Tonnage (old style):
208 71/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Harbor mouth Sheboygan, WI
Lake Michigan
Date:
17 Oct 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in a gale leaving the harbor; crew rescued; went to pieces.
History

1847 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1852 Owned Fox and Bruce, Buffalo, NY.

1854, Jun Capsized Lake Michigan; 4 lost.

1854, Dec 8 Frozen in Grand Traverse Bay; leaking badly, wheat laden; owned E.K. Bruce, Buffalo, NY.

1855 Large repairs.

1858, Sep Damaged corn cargo on upper lakes.

1860 Owned L.K. Haddock, Buffalo, NY.

1861, Mar 14 Owned Stafford and Haywood, Port Hope, MI; Buffalo lumber trade.

1862 Large repairs.

1864 Same owners, Forest Bay; enrolled Detroit.

1865 162 gross tons.

1866 Owned Haywood and Co., Lexington.

1868 Owned Chicago; 161.76 gross tons.

1871 Owned Long and Sheffield, Chicago.

1873 New deck.

1876 Owned Ryeres et al, Chicago.

1882 151.02 gross tons.

1883, Oct 17 Owned Maxon and Peterson; wrecked Lake Michiagn.

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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PETREL (1847, Schooner)