GRANADA (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
10543
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis Nelson Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.K. Bruce, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
311
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Muskegon, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Oct 1880
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
250,000' lumber.
Notes:
Bound Muskegon - Chicago, IL, broke up after steering gear failed, 4 of 7 lives lost; survivors rescued by volunteers.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, May Owned E.T. Lathrop, Oswego, NY.

1858 Enrolled Oswego, NY; 301 tons.

1860 307 tons.

1863 Owned Bates & Fitzgerald, Oswego; 311 tons.

1864 Owned M. Wheeler, Oswego.

1866, Jun Damaged by collision with schooner OSTRICH, Lake Michigan.

1866, Oct Lost sails, Lake St. Clair.

1867 Repaired.

1872, Fall Sunk, Welland Canal.

1873, Apr Raised.

1873, Nov 28 Wrecked Straits of Mackinaw off Bois Blanc Island; bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY with 15,115 bushels corn.

1874, Spring Recovered.

1876 Owned William Taft, Detroit, MI.

1879 Same owner, Milwaukee, WI.

1880, Oct 17 Wrecked; owned McGraft & Montgomery.

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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GRANADA (1856, Schooner)