LIND, JENNY (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
12716
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.C. De Grote
Master Carpenter:
Smith & Peck
Original Owner and Location:
O.M. Fitch, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100' 2"
Beam:
20' 8"
Depth:
8' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
144 67/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Just south of Chicago waterfront.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
21 May 1883
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Inbound from Muskegon, MI, capsized quickly in gale; 4 lives lost.
History

1848 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; ran Cleveland - Buffalo with grain.

1849, May 19 Owned Justin Morrison, Cleveland; 88' 3" x 20' 8" x 8' 9".

1849, Sep 17 Badly damaged schooner J.Y. SCAMMON off Grand River, OH, Lake Erie.

1852, Apr 27 Owned H.N. Gates & L.A. Day, Cleveland.

1854, Mar 21 Owned L.A. Day, Cleveland.

1855, May On beach near Corwall with railroad iron.

1855, Nov Sunk lock 23, Welland Canal.

1856, Sep 28 Ashore Ashtabula, Lake Erie.

1857 - 1866 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1859 Large repairs.

1860 Owner B.Clark, Black River, New York.

1860, Nov Driven ashore in gale, Ogdensburg, NY.

1863 Owned Charles Williams, Buffalo.

1864 Owned Charles Williams, Buffalo.

1865 110 gross tons.

1865, Jul 19 Dismasted 40 miles below Cleveland - rerigged at Cleveland.

1868, Jun 9 Being towed by tug ARIEL in St. Clair River, sank in flats - raised June 12 by steamer ILLINOIS.

1869 Owned Captain Bundy.

1871 Owned Barger & Bundy, Chicago, IL.

1875 Owner Vandenburg, port of hail Grand Haven, MI.

1875, Aug Aground Cedar Point, Lake Erie.

1877 Owned Robert Pritchard, Grand Haven.

1879 Owned Williams, Chicago.

1883, May 21 Capsized when anchor cable broke just south of Chicago waterfront opposite Thirteenth Street; four of five crew lost.

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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LIND, JENNY (1848, Schooner)