EXPRESS (1828, Sloop)


Year of Build:
1828
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Evans, NY
Vessel Type:
Sloop
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Willard
Original Owner and Location:
William Willard, Evans, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
41' 6"
Beam:
14' 9"
Depth:
4' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
24 09/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dunkirk, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
28 Sep 1835
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound for Buffalo, NY, struck breakwater while trying to enter Dunkirk harbor, sunk & pounded to pieces over the next few days.
History

1828, May 1 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1830, Oct 8 Owned Lester P. Clark, Monroe Co., MI.

1831, Jul 5 Owned John F. Wight, Erie, PA; rebuilt.

1831 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1831 Enrolled Presque Isle, MI; 28 old tons.

1835, Sep 28 Wrecked at Dunkirk, NY; Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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EXPRESS (1828, Sloop)