CAIRO (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.S. Weeks
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
355
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Deaths Door, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
18 Oct 1863
How:
Driven ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Salt, carboys of acid
Notes:
Broke up & wrecked in two hours.
History

1854 - 59 Enrolled Buffalo District.

1858, Aug Hit by schooner STARLIGHT in Buffalo harbor, carrying away bulworks, stanchions, etc.

1858, Oct Struck by schooner BUCKINGHAM in Buffalo harbor.

1860 Owned Western Transportation Co., Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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CAIRO (1854, Schooner)