DAVY, W.H. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bath, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Hazelton
Original Owner and Location:
B.F. & W.H. Davy, Bath, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
98'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
226
Capacity:
8000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles W Middle Sister Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Sep 1860
How:
Foundered & sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Crew rescued by tug T. WHITNEY.
History

1856, Aug Launched.

1856, Nov 6 Damaged in gale, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1858, Apr Lost upper works parts in Lake Huron gale; repaired St. Clair River.

1860 Foundered & sank, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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

DAVY, W.H. (1856, Schooner)
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DAVY, W.H. (1856, Schooner)