ADA MEDORA (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
403
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
C & D Whitney, Detroit
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
26' 7"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
301
Tonnage (net):
286
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY, breakwater, Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Oct 1906
How:
Wrecked in a gale, broke up.
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
On the rocks at Donnely's pier.
History

1867 Enrolled, Detriot, MI, cost $30,000.00.

1871 Sep 21 At Detroit for repairs after grounded.

1882 Owned, Kenosha, WI.

1899 William H. Shaw, Chicago, Il.

1906 Stranded, broke up on breakwater at Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ADA MEDORA (1867, Schooner)