SASCO (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
22355
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
Andrew Merry, Milan
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
140.6'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (old style):
390
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Fairport, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Nov 1879
How:
Wrecked in storm surf.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Crew rescued.
History

1860, Jun Collided with bark R.G. WINSLOW off Point Aux Barques, MI, Lake Huron; rail, bulwarks, stancheon & rigging on one side carried away along with foresail; some hull damage; repairs in Detroit, MI.

1863 Enrolled Chicago; owned Andrus & Otis, Milan.

1864 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; same owners.

1865 Enrolled Chicago, IL; 281.93 gross tons.

1866 Owned Hutchinson, Chicago.

1871 Same owner; repairs.

1872, Sep Hauling grain from Chicago, lost bowsprit in Saginaw Bay squall, Lake Huron; towed by tug J.S. CLARK to Detroit for repairs.

1873 Owned S.L. Watson; home port Buffalo, NY.

1874 Owned H.H. Smith, Buffalo; repaired.

1879 Owned Evelina Gilbert or C. Gilchrist, Buffalo.

1879, Nov 17 Driven broadside into surf in Lake Erie storm near Fairport, OH; wrecked; crew rescued.

1880, Dec 27 Documents surrendered Port Huron "Lost in 1879".

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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SASCO (1857, Schooner)