DEFIANCE (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R. Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
Fitzhugh & Littlejohn, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136.6'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10.7'
Tonnage (old style):
350
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
27 May 1856
Final Depth:
210'
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with brig WILLIAM TREAT.
History

1856 Built R. Calkins at Cleveland, OH; enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, May 27 Sunk in collision with brig WILLIAM TREAT on Lake Michigan; owned Lake Navigation Co.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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DEFIANCE (1856, Schooner)