WHITE SQUALL (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
26248
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
H. N. Strong, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
318.35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Fish Point
Lake Huron
Date:
28 Sep 1872
How:
foundered in gale
Notes:
in tow of tug PRINDIVILLE, broke tow in gale, collided with towmate LIBBIE NAU; foundered; crew abandoned ship in yawl which capsized, all but one lost
History

Sister ship of WHITE CLOUD

1853 Enrolled Detroit, MI

1858, Oct Collided with ALNWICK, St. Clair River

1861, Nov 5 Ashore, Point au Pelee

1861, Oct 25 lost her jib boom in a squall

1863 Owned Hugh Coyne, Detroit

1864 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI

1864 Enrolled Detroit

1867 Rebuilt, 131 x 25 x 10, 241 gross tons

1872, Sep 28 Foundered

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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WHITE SQUALL (1853, Schooner)