ALDEBARAN (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
312
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.D. Ketchum
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
308.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Amherstburg, ONT
Lake Erie
Date:
2 Oct 1876
How:
Driven ashore in a storm.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties
Notes:
1876 Oct 5, Broken up and became a total wreck in subsequent storm.
History

1852-68 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1858 Went ashore at Pointe Pelee Island, Lake Erie; recovered.

1860 Owned J.N. Gardner, Buffalo, NY.

1862 Very large repairs (rebuilt).

1864 Owned J.S. Noyes, Buffalo, NY.

1865 Readmeasured, 232 gross tons.

1866 Readmeasured 251 gross tons.

1866 J.S. Noyes, Buffalo, NY.

1868 Sunk off Pointe aux Barques in fall storm.

1869 Recovered & repaired.

1871 Owned Farnham & Allen, Buffalo, NY.

1876, Oct 2 Wrecked 25 miles below Pointe aux Pelee.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Brendon Baillod
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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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ALDEBARAN (1852, Schooner)