DEFIANCE (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Maumee, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Captain Roby
Original Owner:
Roby & Thompson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
250
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Middle Island, halfway between Presque Isle & Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Oct 1854
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Detroit, MI & Buffalo, NY, collided with brig J.J. AUDUBON halfway between Presque Isle, MI & Thunder Bay Island; both sank. 1996 Wreck discovered by Captain Ed Ellison.
History

1848, Mar 30 Launched for Maumee River trade.

1849 Enrolled Miami District, OH; 253.57 tons.

1849, Dec 4 Burned at Perrysburg, PA; cabin & interior damaged, hull OK.

1850 Enrolled Maumee City.

1853, Oct 10 Ashore Hog Island, Detroit River, MI; cargo grain.

1854, Oct 20 Collided with brig J.J. AUDUBON, Middle Island, MI, Lake Huron; both sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
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

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DEFIANCE (1848, Schooner)