JAMAICA (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
13306
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Built after same model as NEVADA.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Goble & Macfarlane
Original Owner:
Thomas Mott
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
390
Tonnage (gross):
318
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Glencoe, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Aug 1885
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
530 tons coal.
Notes:
Ran ashore to save her from sinking; crew rescued by Lifesaving Service.
History

1867, Apr 31 First launched; owned M.M. Wheeler & Captain Shattuck; ran grain trade between Oswego, NY & Chicago, IL.

1869, Oct Damaged outfit, Lake Erie.

1870, Jul 22 Canvas torn in squall, Lake Michigan.

1872, Jun 22 Capsized & sank in deep water near Point aux Barque, MI, Lake Huron, one lost.

1872, Jun 30 Raised by Coast Wrecking Co.

1872, Aug 5 Repaired, Detroit, MI.

1874, Nov 5 Aground Pigeon Island, Lake Ontario.

1882 Major repairs.

1884 Reportedly wrecked near Glencoe, IL, Lake Michigan.

1885, Aug 2 Wrecked, Glencoe, Lake Michigan; last owned Thomas Norton, Oswego.

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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JAMAICA (1867, Schooner)