ALBION (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Crockett
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
215 93/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
7 Oct 1858
Final Depth:
75'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Wheat
Notes:
8 lost.
History

1849 Oswego owners.

1849, Apr 14 Went ashore near Port Dalhousie, Lake Ontario.

1854, Aug 9 From Oswego to Dundas: sheltered in mouth of Genesee River, driven on piers & sunk in 10 feet of water.

1854, Jun 23 Ashore at East Sister Island, Lake Erie.

1857 Repaired.

1860 Owned Doolittle, Erwin & Co., Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Brendon Baillod
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ALBION (1848, Schooner)