YORK STATE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
27514
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
William O. Brown, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
389
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Giant's Tomb, Georgian Bay. Lake Huron
Date:
20 Oct 1886
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Grain
Notes:
Bound Chicago, Illinois to Midland, Ontario she went ashore, wrecked & sank
History

1857 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1865 268 gross tons

1868 280.96 gross tons; owned Ashtabula, Ohio

1869 Rebuilt

1871 Owned Good, et.al., Ashtabula; 313 gross tons

1875 New deck; owned George Willard, et.al., Ashtabula, Ohio

1883, September 25 Sank with all hands & 16,000 bushels wheat on Lake

Erie; rescued by tug J.L.WILLIAMS, bound from

Toledo; rebuilt this year

1885, March Owned Myrilla Wilkins

1886, October 20 Wrecked, Lake Huron

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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YORK STATE (1857, Schooner)