FLIGHT (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
Valentine Swain & Reuben Becker, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
114' 11"
Beam:
25' 3"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
249 9/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bois Blanc, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
5 Nov 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Salt.
Notes:
Grounded in gale; abandoned. 1866, Jun Burned by vandals.
History

1857, Apr Launched.

1857, May 5 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1860, May 1 Owned Valentine Swain, Cleveland.

1863, Apr Damaged in Lake Huron gale.

1863, Sep 16 Owned Chicago parties.

1865, Oct 28 Aground Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron with cargo salt; abandoned.

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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FLIGHT (1857, Schooner)