WELLINGTON (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
26224
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
I.W. Nicholas
Original Owner and Location:
Cobb & Bradley, Vermillion, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
298
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Skillagallee Shoal, Lake Michigan
Date:
14 Sep 1867
How:
Wrecked in storm
Final Cargo:
14,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Drove into reef & broke up
History

1856, May 18 Mainmast broken off near deck & badly leaking, towed to

Chicago, Illinois by propeller ORIENTAL

1859 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1863 Owned A. Bradley

1865 225 tons

1867, September Repaired at chicago, Illinois for a major leak

1867, September 14 Wrecked in storm, Skillagallee Shoal, 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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WELLINGTON (1855, Schooner)