EUROPA (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
D. M. O'Connor
Original Owner and Location:
E. K. Bruce, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
162'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
397
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Smoke's Creek, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
5 Dec 1857
How:
Grounding.
Final Cargo:
17,000 bushels wheat.
History

1854, Nov 6 Grounded Gull Island Reef, Lake Erie; siezed by fishermen, taken to Huron, OH.

1857, Nov 19 Beached in storm 8 miles above Buffalo, NY at Smoke's Creek, ONT, Lake Erie; flooded.

1857, Nov 30 7,000 bushels wheat salvaged.

1857, Dec 5 Salvage attempts.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. Patrick Labadie
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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EUROPA (1857, Schooner)