MAGELLAN (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Shickluna
Original Owner:
James Murry
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
141'
Beam:
26'  2 1/2"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
370
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Nov 1877
How:
Foundered in storm; broken up.
Final Cargo:
20,480 bushels corn.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Toronto, ONT, foundered in storm in collision with propeller JOSEPH L. HURD; entire crew of nine lost.
History

1873 Built St. Catherines, ONT by L. Shickluna for James Murry.

1874, Oct 20 Damaged in collision with propeller JARECKI in Detroit River, bound Milwaukee - Kingston.

1876 Owners Isaac Cockburn & Capt. John Belyea, St. Catherines.

1877, Nov 3 Corn laden for Toronto, struck Chicago's 12th St. bridge; repaired.

1877, Nov 9 Foundered, 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

MAGELLAN (1873, Schooner)
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MAGELLAN (1873, Schooner)