PARKER, ELLEN (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
25' 10"
Depth:
10' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
332.93
Capacity:
14,000 + bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manitou Bay
Lake Michigan
Date:
 Nov 1856
How:
Collided with & sunk by schooner RAPID.
History

1846, Apr 8 Launched.

1846, Oct Beached Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie with wheat.

1847 Owned Chicago, IL.

1847, Jun Collided with brig ODDFELLOW between Dunkirk, NY & Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1847, Jul Collided with brig CUMBERLAND, near Buffalo.

1848, Nov 27 Grounded Buffalo, NY.

1849 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1849, Sep Rigging damaged off Long Point, Lake Erie.

1850, Aug 30/31 Rigging damaged Lake Michigan storm.

1851, Aug 23 Owned Benjamin L. Webb, Detroit.

1852, Nov Ashore near Sheboygan River with iron.

1856, Nov 22-26 Sunk, collision.

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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PARKER, ELLEN (1846, Schooner)