MELROSE (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
16452
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Three Mile Bay, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
267
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Oct 1874
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
3,000 barrels salt.
Notes:
Upbound from Bay City, went ashore in a storm & wrecked.
History

1852 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1854, May Carried away her foremast head in gale near Cleveland, OH, dismasted, Point Batsey, Lake Michigan.

1856, May 11 Collision with propeller REPUBLIC, Detroit River.

1860 Owned Penfield, Lyon & Co, Oswego.

1863 Owned D. WHitney Jr, Detroit.

1865 204 gross tons.

1868 204.84 gross tons, US16452.

1869 Rebuilt.

1869, Jul Damaged by collision with propeller ADRIATIC, Straits of Mackinaw.

1869, Nov Partially dismasted, Lake Erie.

1874, Jul Sprung leak, Lake Michigan.

1874, Oct 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

MELROSE (1852, Schooner)
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MELROSE (1852, Schooner)