ST. MARYS (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Perrysburg, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Purvis & Jennison
Original Owner:
F. & J. Hollister
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
114'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
253
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Winnetka, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 Sep 1860
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Pig iron.
Notes:
Foundered; lost with all hands, 9 crew & 2 passengers.
History

1848 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1848, Aug 13 Arrived Buffalo from Maumee, OH on maiden trip.

1850, Jan 14 Sold at auction.

1851 Carried large cargo of 3 locomotives & tenders, plus general cargo from Buffalo to Monroe, MI.

1852 Capsized on Lake Erie at Point Pelee; raised & taken to Black River, OH for repairs.

1853 Enrolled Chicago.

1860 Owned John McCaffery, Green Bay, WI.

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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ST. MARYS (1848, Schooner)