DAHLIA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stephen Lockwood
Original Owner and Location:
George Fargo, Ashtabula, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106' 1"
Beam:
23' 11"
Depth:
9' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
210 20/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
18 Oct 1857
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Staves.
Notes:
Also given as on Mouse Island, south shore Lake Erie or possibly Hat Island, Lake Michigan.
History

Cost $8,200.

1847, Oct 8 Ashore on Erie Peninsula, Lake Erie.

1848 Chicago - Buffalo grain trade.

1854, Apr Ashore at East Sister Island, Lake Erie; jettisoned corn cargo.

1854, Oct 8 Grounded east of Erie Peninsula.

1857, Jun Lost bulwarks & jettisoned coal in Lake Erie gale.

1857, Oct 18 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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DAHLIA (1847, Schooner)