ESSEX (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
French Creek, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
108 34/95
History

1835-47 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1838 Ran Cleveland - Oswego.

1839, Dec 9 Collision with schooner CAROLINE, which was damaged so badly her crew abandoned & were taken aboard the ESSEX.

1842, Jul 8 Bound Oswego - Toledo, OH, holed & sank by spar of a wreck near Turtle Island, Maumee Bay, Lake Erie.

1842, Jul 10 Raised; brought to Toledo.

1842, Oct Released by revenue cutter after being stranded at Put in Bay.

1844, Nov Ashore at mouth of Niagra River, wheat laden.

1845, Nov 19 Sails damaged in Lake Erie storm.

1848, Sep 28 Wrecked, Lake Erie, North Bass Island.

1849 Enrolled Oswego, NY, as a brig.

1856, Oct 26 Damaged in collision with brig CLARION, Buffalo harbor.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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ESSEX (1834, Schooner)