LANSING, HENRY L. (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell, Banta & Co.
Original Owner:
Darrow & Bristol
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
144' 8"
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
369 64/95
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Oct 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Stranded & wrecked in gale.
History

1852 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1853, Nov 28 Got on shoal, head of Lake Erie with wheat; major repairs.

1854, Aug 23 Owned W. A. Fox & Co., Buffalo; made passage Buffalo - Detroit within 24 hours; 300 tons freight in hold & two 30 ton locomotives on deck.

1856, Dec Stranded near New Buffalo, MI in storm; tug SALVOR got pump on her, not released until following spring.

1857, AUg Sold by Lake Navigation Co to Harrison & Co.

1858 Large repairs.

1860 Owned C. & C Harrison, Milwaukee, WI.

1863 Owned William R. Hibbard, Milwaukee; made a bark, 364 tons.

1864 Owned J. M. Jones, Detroit, MI.

1864, Nov Aground & damaged on Colchester Reef.

1865, Oct 25 Stranded near Chicago, IL in gale; owned Whitaker & Co., Detroit.

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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LANSING, HENRY L. (1852, Schooner)