FILLMORE, MILLARD (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
16395
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:
D. Ferguson, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
385
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Approx. 4 miles north of Rogers City, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
27 Aug 1891
Final Depth:
30'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Pig Iron.
Notes:
Bound Mackinaw City - Cleveland, OH., foundered & sank; cargo removed.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, Nov 4 Damaged wheat cargo, Lake Michigan.

1859, Nov Aground Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, cargo wheat.

1863 Owned Adkins & Co. Oswego, NY.

1863, Apr 20 Damaged in collision with schooner KELPIE off Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan.

1864 Rebuilt; 377 tons.

1865 Owned D. Ferguson, Oswego, NY; 291 tons.

1866 Owned A. English, Chicago, IL.

1868 Chicago owners; registered 291.70 gross / 277 net tons.

1870 Nov 22 Hard aground Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan; released Nov 29.

1878 Major repairs.

1884, Oct 26 Aground Waugoshance, Lake Michigan with oats.

1887 Major repairs Oades Yard Detroit, MI.

1891 Owned Sullivan, Detroit, MI; sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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FILLMORE, MILLARD (1856, Schooner)