FRANCIS (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
120.32
History

1849 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1849, Sep 5 Maiden trip Huron - Buffalo with wheat.

1850 Three enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1850, Oct 2 Beached near Fairport with lumber.

1853 Enrolled Rochester.

1854 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1854, Dec Sunk near head of Lake Erie.

1855 May have been ashore Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned G. Roberts, Chicago, IL.

1863 Owned John Powers, Racine, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Lloyds’ 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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FRANCIS (1849, Schooner)