WILCOX, ASA (1841, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lyme, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
86'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
134
History

1844, March Released from ice in Lake St.Clair, after being frozen in

all winter

1845 Sunk at Cleveland, Ohio; raised & repaired

1846, May Ashore at the North Manitou Reef; released by throwing 2,000

bushels wheat overboard

1847 Owned at Chicago, Illinois

1849 Enrolled at Chicago

1851, April Ashore near racine, Wisconsin; released

1852 Lost on Lake Michigan, with loss of three lives

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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WILCOX, ASA (1841, Schooner)