FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rockport, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Short
Original Owner and Location:
Abraham Wright, John & Dalus Kelly, Rockport, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
73' 7"
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
106 9/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Fairport, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Nov 1842
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
50 tons railroad iron, 265 barrels salt.
History

1834, Jul 9 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1935, Jun 24 Owned Datus Kelly, Amos Kelley, Cleveland & Samuel L. Blaksley, Buffalo, NY.

1838, May 14 Owned Charles Howland, Wing Russell & Samuel W. Hawes, Buffalo.

1840, Aug 8 Owned John Martin, Buffalo & Joseph Savage, Syracuse, NY.

1841, Sep 7 Owned William T. Hawes, New Bedford, MA & Samuel W. Hawes, Buffalo, NY.

1842, Nov 17 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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

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FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN (1834, Schooner)