ADAIR, W.A. (1845)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scroll head, square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacob Walker
Original Owner and Location:
Isaac C. Ormsby, Amherst, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
18' 2"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
60 94/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie.
Date:
 Oct 1860
How:
Leaking, run ashore.
Notes:
Went to pieces.
History

1845, Jun 17 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1846, Mar 15 Ran foul of steamer WISCONSIN at Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie; repaired.

1846, Jul 21 Owned R. H. Bleu, Cleveland.

1847, Oct 8 Capsized near Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie; all hands.

1849 Presque Isle District.

1849, Apr Aground Toledo, OH, Lake Erie; got off.

1849, May 4 Ran aground near Buffalo,NY.

1850, Jan Struck reef off West Sister Island, OH, Lake Erie.

1851, May 2 Lost foremast, towed to Milwaukee, WI.

1852, Sep 10 Sunk, Grand River, cargo of stone.

1854 Presque Isle District, 82 tons.

1857, May 20 Collided with unknown vessel off Conneaut, OH, Lake Erie; towed to Erie, PA.

1857, Oct Considerably damaged in Dunkirk Harbor, NY.

c1860, Oct 22 Run ashore and went to pieces Dunkirk, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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

ADAIR, W.A. (1845)
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ADAIR, W.A. (1845)