BALLARD, M. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stevens & Presley
Original Owner and Location:
T. & . Ballard, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
116'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
288
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Galles Island, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Sep 1866
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Corn or wheat.
Notes:
Crew of 9-11 lost, 3 recovered.
History

1860 Same owners.

1863-1866 Owned Hugh Coyne, Cleveland, OH.

1864 Rebuilt.

1865 Readmeasured 215 gross tons.

1866, Sep 30 Foundered, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

BALLARD, M. (1855, Schooner)
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