WESTERN TRADER (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W. Treat
Original Owner and Location:
Aber Fox, et.al., Mouton, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
58' 9"
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
53.03
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Above Buffalo, New York, Lake Erie
Date:
22 Nov 1845
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Flour & provisions
Notes:
Wrecked in a gale
History

1836, June 24 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1836, December 30 Frozen in ice at Ashtabula, Ohio

1837, August Capsized in squall, Cleveland area

1838, August 27 Owned William Treat, Euclid, Ohio & H.A. Sharp,

Willoughby, Ohio; 53.05 tons

1838, September Carried potatoes to Chicago, Illinois

1839, April Ashore 6 miles from Chicago

1840, July 31 Owned David Allen, Washington P. Beebe & William Treat,

Ohio

1842, May 2 Owned John McHany, John O'Connor & William Treat, Buffalo,

New York

1842, November 15 Aground at Grand River (Fairport), Lake Erie;

released

1845, November 22 Wrecked above Buffalo

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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WESTERN TRADER (1836, Schooner)