FOREST CITY (1860, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1860
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafranier & Stephenson
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. Lovell, Boston, MA.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
199
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
5 Apr 1863
Notes:
Lost in gale New York - Washington.
History

1860, Jun 5 Launched; planned for Boston - Albany, NY in summer; Chesapeake Bay in winter.

1860, Jun 18 In Chicago, IL loading cargo black walnut for Boston, MA.

1860, Aug 2 Arrived Boston, MA via Welland Canal, St. Lawrence River & Atlantic ocean.

1863, Apr 5 Lost in gale enroute New York - Washington.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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FOREST CITY (1860, Schooner)