MADISON (1840, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1840
Official Number:
16649
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Weeks
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
104 28/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near White Lake.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Sep 1877
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Went to pieces after being ashore & water logged near White Lake.
History

1840 - 1841 Two enrollments Cape Vincent, NY.

1845 Enrolled French Creek.

1847 Enrolled Cleveland, OH & Presque Isle.

1848 - 1862 Seven enrollments Cleveland, OH.

1848 Mentioned at Buffalo, NY, Cleveland & L. Fort carrying grain & staves.

1851, Oct 24 Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1853, Apr 4 Ashore Fairport, OH, west of Piers.

1856 Repaired.

1858, Dec Sprung leak, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned J.H. Morton, Erie, PA.

1864 Owned A.W. Bradford, Erie.

1866 Owned Buffalo, NY.

1868 Owned Racine, WI; 84 gross tons.

1869, Oct Waterlogged, Lake Michigan.

1874, Sep Collision with schooner ALMIRA, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Anderson et al, Chicago, IL.

1877, Sep 17 Wrecked 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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MADISON (1840, Schooner)