SARDINIA (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Coldwater, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Pigeon
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
105.2'
Beam:
24.7'
Depth:
8.8'
Tonnage (old style):
230
Capacity:
9,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hedgehog Harbor, Green Bay, Lake Michigan
Date:
6 Jul 1900
How:
Stranded & wrecked
Notes:
May have been sold to Atlantic Coast parties & lost in 1904
History

1856, May Launched

1856, June Ashore Georgian Bay

1860 Owned Toronto, Ontario, "rather flat"

1863 Owned George Laidlaw, Toronto

1864, Fall Wrecked Oswego, New York, Lake Ontario

1865 Rebuilt by George Goble; owned Captain Tuttle & Richardson,

Oswego, New York; 146.34 gross tons; 11,000 bushel capacity

1866, October Owned Goodnow & Hitchcock, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; lumber

trade between Manitowoc & Chicago

1868 US22583

1869 Damaged rigging in Lake Michigan storm

1874, April Struck pier & damaged rigging, Chicago, Illinois, Lake

Michigan

1874, September Collided with & sunk by propeller NEBRASKA, Chicago;

raised

1876 Owned Goodnow, et.al., Chicago

1876, May Stranded on piers, Chicago

1877, May Collided with & damaged by unknown vessel near Racine,

Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1883, September Struck Whitehall pier, Michigan, Lake Michigan; towed

to Chicago

1884, June 11 Struck & damaged by tug ALPHA, Chicago

1900, July 6 Wrecked

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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SARDINIA (1856, Schooner)