ITHACA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
12081
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. Kelley
Master Carpenter:
Solomon Ruggles
Original Owner and Location:
H. Chase & Company, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
199 42/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Saint Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Nov 1879
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Muskegon, MI - Michigan City, IN, sank in gale after striking reef; crew saved by Lifesaving Service.
History

1847 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1848 Ran from Huron & Milan.

1854 Owned Presque Isle Customs District.

1863 Owned Thomas Sims, Chicago, IL; rebuilt.

1868 144.28 gross tons.

1869, Oct Struck pier, Muskegon, Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov Struck bridge, Chicago.

1876 Owned J. Burke, Chicago.

1879, Nov 2 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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ITHACA (1847, Schooner)