JEFFERSON (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
French Creek, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Julius Brace, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
76'
Beam:
20' 3"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
109
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off S. Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Mar 1844
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - St. Joseph, MI, foundered in storm.
History

1834, Oct 14 Enrolled Oswego, NY & Mackinac, MI.

1836, May 17 Owned John Briggs, William Farnsworth & Charles R. Brush, Green Bay, WI.

1839, Jul 19 Owned Robert Hungenin & Julius Bruce, Chicago, IL.

1839, Nov Damaged entering Chicago harbor, laden with Furniture, liquor, dry goods & foodstuffs, bound Buffalo, NY - Chicago; owned Leonard Hugunin.

1840, Jun 12 Owned George F. Randolph, Chicago.

1841, Sep 9 Owned William Ogden & Dougall, Chicago.

1841, Nov 25 Ashore near Chicago in gale.

1842, Nov 18 Driven ashore & wrecked 3 miles above Buffalo lighthouse; 8 perished.

1843, Mar 10 For sale in public auction; owned Robert Heyemin.

1844, Mar 17 Wrecked, 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

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JEFFERSON (1834, Schooner)