MOUNT VERNON (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Official Number:
16405
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. O'Connor
Original Owner:
W.T. Richmond
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
220 8/95
Capacity:
12,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dean's Pier, Kewaunee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Apr 1869
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
1869, May 11 Documents surrendered "vessel lost".
History

1849, Sep Launched.

1851, May 1 Ashore Buffalo, NY.

1852, May 3 Owned C.Y. Richmond.

1853, Apr 2 Owned William F. Roelofson et al, Detroit; 245 80/95 tons.

1854, Mar 22 Owned W.M. Whitcomb, Detroit; 225 80/95 tons.

1855, Oct Sprang leak; repaired.

1855, Apr 9 Owned John Owen, Detroit.

1856, Apr 26-27 Collided with & damaged by propeller ROBERT FOSS, Lake Michigan.

1856, Oct Collided with & damaged by propeller NEPTUNE on Lake Huron.

1857, Mar 19 Owned W. Brewster.

1859, Apr 25 Owned F. Haines.

1860 Tonnage change 255 60/95.

1861 Large repairs.

1862, Nov Broke center board, Rondeau, Lake Erie.

1863, Apr 29 Owned Iver Lawson.

1864, Mar 29 Owned Martin Johnson & F. Haines, Chicago, IL.

1865 Readmeasured 171.95 gross tons.

1869, Feb 24 Owned F. Beryson.

1869, Apr 9-10 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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MOUNT VERNON (1849, Schooner)