MERRY, H.F. (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
11986
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. Fordham
Original Owner and Location:
M.F. Merry, Sandusky, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
121'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
170
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Silver Creek, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Nov 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
16,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Blown ashore by storm, broke up; bound Detroit, MI - Buffalo, NY.
History

1874, Apr Aground Kelley's Island, Lake Erie; released.

1876 Owned Merry et al, Sandusky, OH.

1879 Owned Doville et al, Sandusky.

1881, March Launched, rebuilt as schooner over winter; lengthened, readmeasured 132 x 25.9 x 10.4', 268.07 gross tons.

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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MERRY, H.F. (1869, Schooner)