SANDERSON, WILLIAM (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
26562
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Builder Name:
Goble & Crockett
Original Owner:
Clemow & Bloore
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
25.8'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (old style):
385
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Empire, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
22 Nov 1874
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
wheat
History

1857, Nov 28 Ashore 15 miles from Buffalo.

1857, Nov 29 Released by tug.

1860, Jun 9 Lost rudder near Port Huron, MI.

1863 Owned Clark & Company, Oswego, NY.

1865 Rebuilt 307 tons.

1866 Owned Page & Dobbie, Oswego, NY.

1868 Rebuilt.

1871 Reported sunk, Lake Erie.

1872, Nov 29 Heavily damaged in storm, Lake Erie.

1873 Rebuilt.

1874, Aug Ashore, heavily damaged near White Rock, MI.

1874, Oct Captain knocked overboard by boom, drowned.

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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SANDERSON, WILLIAM (1856, Schooner)