MAZEPPA (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
16419
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. O'Conner
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
391
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Norwood, Michigan, Grand Traverse Bay.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Nov 1868
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Ashore & wrecked in a storm.
History

1857, Nov 22 Aground Peach Island, Detroit River.

1857, Nov 24 Aground Buffalo, NY with wheat; released.

1860 Owned William O. Brown, Buffalo.

1860, Apr 18 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1861, Jul Lost anchor, St. Clair Flats.

1862, Jun Aground Kettle Point.

1862, Nov Collision with propeller MERCHANT, Buffalo.

1863, Oct 30 Collision with schooner H.A. RICHMOND, Beaver Island Harbor, Lake Michigan.

1864, Apr 27 Damaged in storm, Lake Michigan, returned to Chicago to go into drydock.

1865 291 gross tons.

1866 Owned Pratt et al, Ashtabula, OH.

1866, Jun 25 Damaged by tornado, Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1868 Owned Chicago.

1868, Oct 22 Wrecked, Grand Traverse Bay, 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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MAZEPPA (1857, Schooner)