JESSIE (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner:
J. L. Ranney
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
122'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10.5'
Tonnage (old style):
312
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North shore Salmon Point.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
31 Oct 1870
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Toronto, ONT - Kingston, ONT, drove ashore & wrecked; loss of all 9 hands.
History

1855, Oct 24 Wrecked off Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1857, Oct Collision with & sinking of propeller OLIVER CROMWELL in straits of Mackinaw; also damaged in collision with schooner INTERNATIONAL; both towed by tug SPRAGUE at the flats, Nov 1859.

1860 Owned P. Larkins, St. Catharines, ONT.

1862 Large repairs.

1864, Oct 6 Damaged in Lake Huron gale.

1865 280 gross tons.

1866 Owned Batt & Sheppard, Port Stanley, ONT; repaired.

1868, Jul Aground Port Colborne, Lake Erie.

1870, Oct Wrecked north side Salmon Point, Lake Ontario.

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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JESSIE (1855, Schooner)