FASHION (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
9192
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J. Ruggles
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
23.9'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
223.35
Final Disposition
Date:
  1884
How:
Out of registry.
History

1847 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1848 Ran St. Joseph, MI - Buffalo & Huron with grain.

1851, Oct 26 Damaged in collison with propeller VANDALIA on Lake Erie; latter sunk.

1853, Jul 17 Collision with brig OLEANDER at Chicago.

1853, Nov 17 Damaged cargo, Lake Erie.

1854, Apr Sprang leak & lost sails, Lake Michigan.

1855 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Dec Ashore east coast, Lake Michigan.

1858, Apr 26 Owned John Watson, Detroit.

1859, Sep Owned Taylor & Jewett; rebuilt, 226 tons.

1860, May To ocean.

1862 Enrolled Chicago.

1862, Nov Damaged in collision with schooner ANNIE WILLIAMS off Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1864 Owned at Buffalo.

1865 Enrolled Chicago.

1868 168.47 gross tons.

1869, Apr Aground Ahnapee, Lake Michigan; released & repaired.

1876 161.77 gross tons.

1879 Owned Foss, Chicago.

1884 Out of registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FASHION (1847, Schooner)