FERRIS, J.P. (1861, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
20138
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Irving, NY
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Cameron
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
133
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Muskegon, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Oct 1869
Final Cargo:
Lumber, lath.
Notes:
Bound Whitehall, MI - Chicago, IL, driven on beach in storm & pounded to pieces.
History

1863 Owned S. Bennet, Buffalo, NY.

1863 Wrecked at Rondeau, Lake Erie.

1868 US20138; 111.88 gross tons.

1869, Sep Stranded Whitehall, MI.

1869, Oct 3 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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FERRIS, J.P. (1861, Scow Schooner)