CROCKER, L. B. (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
14710
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
McDermott
Original Owner and Location:
L. B. Crocker, ? Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
284
History

1854 Miami Customs District.

1859, Sep 20 Lost deckload of salt barrels & boat in Lake Michigan gale.

1860, May Collided with schooner YORK STATE off Point aux Barques, Lake Huron.

1862, Jun Collided with schooner JOSEPH COCHRANE near Fort Gratiot, St. Clair River.

1863 Repaired.

1863, Jul Collided wtih steamer GEORGE MOFFATT, St. Lawrence River.

1864 Owned Cross & Whitney, Oswego, NY; repaired.

1866 Rebuilt at Oswego; same owners, Detroit, MI.

1869 238.34 gross tons.

1871, Nov Hull damaged.

1873 Owned D. Whitney Jr., Detroit.

1876 Barge; owned Linn & Moss, Sandusky, OH.

1879 Owned J. W. Farwell, Sandusky.

1880 Towed by BENTON, Lake Superior lumber trade.

1881, Apr 18 Sold by J. C. Gilchrist, Vermillion to Margaret Hoose, Detroit.

1884, Apr 19 Wrecked Kelley's Island, Lake Erie.

1885 122 x 20.3 x 10; 238 gross / 226 net tons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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CROCKER, L. B. (1853, Schooner)