PARSONS, B. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
2420
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermilion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Parsons
Original Owner and Location:
Philip Mirch et al, Vermilion, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
304
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1/2 mile down from channel, Charlevoix, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
 Dec 1883
How:
removed from channel & abandoned on beach
History

1856, May Launched

1860, Sep 7 Collided with unknown vessel, Point Pelee, Lake Erie.

1861, Aug Collided with propeller IRON CITY, Soo Canal, St. Mary's River.

1863 Large repairs.

1865 Readmeasured 217.94 gross tons.

1870 Repaired.

1871 Owned McCarthy et al, Buffalo, NY.

1874, Oct Grounded Manitou Island.

1876 Owned E. McGraw, Sheboygan, WI.

1883, Jul 17 Struck North pier Charlevoix, MI, Lake Mihcigan & sunk in channel.

1883, Dec Remored.

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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PARSONS, B. (1856, Schooner)