BOOTH, MARY (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
16392
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
John Booth, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
24.7'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (old style):
141
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Milwaukee, near Port Wahington, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Nov 1877
How:
Sank
Final Cargo:
Maple lumber.
Notes:
Waterlogged in gale, sank.
History

1858, Oct Collision with schooner S. G. ANDREWS, Buffalo harbor.

1860 Scow bottom, owned James Prouty.

1860, Jun Collision with schooner off Pte Aux Pelee, Lake Erie.

1863 Large repairs.

1865 Readmeasured, 124 gross tons.

1867, Nov 26 Stranded Chicago, IL piers; lumber laden.

1868 Owned Chicago, US16392; 131 gross tons.

1869 Collision with schooner LAVINIA, Lake Michigan; converted to lumber barge.

1871 Owned Curtis, Buffalo.

1872, Sep Ashore Pilot Island, Lake Michigan.

1873 Owned George Bautsch, Chicago; repaired.

1875 Recaulked & overhauled, Wolff & Davison Shipyard, Milwaukee, WI.

1877, Aug 15 Enrolled Chicago.

1877, Nov 4 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Brendon Baillod
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BOOTH, MARY (1857, Schooner)