LEXINGTON (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manchester, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
James L. Peer & Aaron T. Peer, Manchester, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
62' 4"
Beam:
18' 6"
Depth:
5' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
56 52/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles off Pt. Mouillee, MI.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Nov 1846
How:
Lost.
Final Cargo:
Barrelled whiskey, coal, 2 new boilers.
Notes:
Foundered in gale, all 13 lives lost; out of Algonac, MI. Some wreckage and cargo found near mouth Vermillion River.
History

1836, Jul 28 Enrolled Detroit.

1844, Oct 18 Damaged in Lake Ontario storm.

1845, Jul 1 Owned James L. Peer, Clay, St. Clair Co., MI.

1846, Nov 20 Foundered, Lake Erie.

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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LEXINGTON (1836, Schooner)