ST. ANDREW (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
22416
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
C.N. Reed, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
444
Final Disposition
Final Location:
11.4 miles, 124 degrees from Mackinaw Point.
Lake Huron.
Date:
26 Jun 1878
How:
Collision in fog or smoke.
Final Cargo:
27,480 bushels corn.
History

1860, Nov 3 Split rudder post repaired, Detroit, MI.

1860 Owned J.S. Richards, Erie, PA.

1861 Owned C.M. Reed, Erie; 322.86 gross tons.

1871 Owned L.G. Reed., Erie.

1872, Mar 26 Owned G. Buzzard, Port Huron, MI.

1875 Rebuilt at Muir Shipyard, Black River; 143.5 x 30.6 x 12.7'; 425 gross tons.

1876 Owned Buzzard et al, Port Huron.

1878, Jun 26 Collision with schooner PESHTIGO; both sank in 5 minutes, Lake Huron; Owned McMorran & Fitzgerald, Port Huron.

1887 Enrollment surrendered.

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

ST. ANDREW (1857, Schooner)
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ST. ANDREW (1857, Schooner)