ALMIRA (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wilson, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira Sweet
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
38
History

1859 Enrolled Lewiston, NY as new vessel.

1860-63 Enrolled Lewiston, NY; owned Seward Miller, Wilson, NY.

1863 Owned L. Miller, Wilson, NY.

1863 Enrolled Suspension Bridge, NY; owned M. Conner, J. Ryan, & J. Leary, Wilson, NY.

1863, Jul 8 Dismasted & capsized in storm near Devil's Nose, Lake Ontario; recovered & repaired.

1864 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1865 Enrolled Chicago, IL; readmeasured 27 gross tons.

1866 Enrolled Detroit; 35 tons.

1866 Owned Howard & Son, Charlotte.

1871 Canadian, owned Milford, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ALMIRA (1858, Schooner)
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ALMIRA (1858, Schooner)