NELSON, W.S. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevenson
Original Owner and Location:
Baldwin, Nelson & Co., Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
378
Capacity:
17500 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
22 Oct 1861
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Driven ashore in gale.
History

1855, Apr 21 Launched.

1855 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1857 Lost bowsprit in a storm near Chicago, IL.

1860, Nov 2 Collision with schooner SUMMIT, St. Clair Flats; repaired.

1861, Oct 22 Lost in gale near Presque Isle, MI, Lake Huron.

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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NELSON, W.S. (1855, Schooner)