MANSFIELD (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. Jones
Original Owner:
Fleeharty & Warren
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
213.27
Final Disposition
Final Location:
30 miles southwest of Manitou Islands.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Jun 1855
Final Depth:
20 fathoms
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Wheat, 10,000 bushels.
Notes:
Bound Milwaukee, WI - Oswego, NY, she was run down by schooner TELEGRAPH in fog.
History

1847, Apr 6 Launched.

1847 - 1855 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1848 Ran Sandusky - Buffalo with grain.

1850, Oct 2 Ashore at Cedar Point.

1851, May 1 Lost deck load corn, Grand River, Canada, Lake Erie.

1852, Oct 15 Run into by a steamer off Long Point, cargo grain.

1853, Aug 22 Sprung leak in gale, Lake Erie.

1854, Dec 4 Ashore at Euclid, OH, cargo coal, salt & iron.

1855, Apr 18 Released, towed to Buffalo.

1855, Jun 30 Sunk, 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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MANSFIELD (1847, Schooner)