MARION (1841, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Also seen as scow schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas H. Cobb
Original Owner and Location:
Conrad Reed, Black River, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
82' 6"
Beam:
20' 5"
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
140 87/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Cleveland, OH.
Date:
 Jul 1854
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Abandoned following stranding.
History

1841, Jun 1 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1841, Sep 23 Sunk schooner SAVANNAH in collision at Conneaut, OH.

1843, Sep 7 Arrived Buffalo, NY from Vail, Silver Creek.

1842, Apr 22 Owned Jeremiah C. Oliver, Buffalo, NY.

1846 Arrived Buffalo from Sheboygan, WI.

1848 Ran Buffalo to Toledo, OH & Chicago, IL with grain.

1848, Oct 31 Sank at Buffalo after hitting a sunken anchor near Dart's elevator, flour & corn laden.

1849 Buffalo Creek District, 140.86 tons.

1852, Jun 9 Crashed against breakwall near Buffalo, Lake Erie, coal laden; 3 lives lost.

1854, Mar 17 Beached in storm near Cleveland, OH.

1854, May - Jul Unsuccessful efforts to salvage abandoned; JURA (1856) may have been built on bottom of this vessel.

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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MARION (1841, Schooner)