SARANAC (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John E. Sutherland
Original Owner and Location:
John E. & James B. Sutherland, St.Joseph, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
56'
Beam:
16' 5"
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
38.79
History

1847, May 25 Ashore 30 miles east of Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan

1851, April Ashore with lumber below Calumet River, Lake Michigan

1855, October 28 Ashore near Saint Joseph, Michigan, Lake Michigan;

lost captain

1857 Rebuilt at New Buffalo, Michigan by Edward McKay;

55'7" x 16' x 4'10"; 29.31; owned Edward McKay, Saint Joseph,

Michigan

1859, April 10 Burned by boiling tar in drydock, Chicago River

1857, November or December Wrecked, L'Anse, Michigan, Lake Superior;

owned J.D. Howard, Superior, Wisconsin

1860 Owned J.E. Sutherland, Chicago

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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SARANAC (1846, Schooner)