IOWA (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
370
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1856
How:
Collision, foundered.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY, sunk Lake Michigan; 9 lives lost.
History

1854 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1855, Jul 5 Collision with brig ARABIA on Saint Clair flats, ARABIA damaged.

1856, Nov Sunk in collision with schooner A.V. AYRE, wheat laden, Lake Michigan.

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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IOWA (1854, Schooner)