MERIDIAN (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
16417
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cottrelville, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Larned
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
87' 3"
Beam:
19'
Depth:
6' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
99 88/95
History

1853, Aug 1 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1853, Nov 3 Aground Peach Island with wheat.

1854, Jul Collision with schooner CARLTON, mouth of Welland Canal.

1854, Nov 10 Aground Bailey's harbor, Lake Michigan.

1854, Dec Bound Chicago - Buffalo with corn, went aground at Detroit, Detroit River.

1855, Aug Waterlogged Lake Erie with lumber.

1855, Nov Damaged in Lake Michigan gale.

1856, Sep 15 Owned Lucius Learned & Daniel Flood, Cottrelville.

1857, Apr 11 Aground Lexington, MI, Lake Huron, lumber laden.

1857, Sep 25 Owned Daniel Flood, St. Clair, MI.

1858, Dec 4 Bound Chicago with lumber, arrived Milwaukee in sinking condition; lost sails.

1862 Lengthened & repaired; readmeasured 118 tons old style.

1862, Sep 15 Aground Point aux Barques, Lake Huron, with shingles, bound for Cleveland.

1863, May Lost foremast, Lake Huron.

1863, Aug Struck by lightning, Lake Michigan.

1865 Owned Henry Pratt, Port Huron; readmeasured 91.81 gross tons.

1866 Owned W. White, Chicago.

1866, Aug Waterlogged at Grand Haven, MI.

1866, Nov Aground Buffalo, bound Cleveland - Buffalo; owned Chicago.

1871 Owned Olson, Chicago.

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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MERIDIAN (1853, Schooner)