INVINCIBLE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
12068
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
H.M. Mixer, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
437
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles S. Presque Isle, MI near Thunder Bay,
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Nov 1869
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm. 1870, May Stripped & abandoned.
History

1857, Apr Launched.

1857 - 66 Six enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1857, Jun Ashore Point au Sable, Lake Huron.

1858, Nov Collision with propeller PRAIRIE STATE, St. Clair River.

1858, Nov Owned H. Lee, Silver Creek, NY; dismasted above Pt. aux Barques, Lake Huron, bound Cleveland, OH - Milwaukee, WI with cargo coal, pig iron, lead, turpentine & sundries; towed by FORREST QUEEN to Port Huron & by tug OSWEGO to Detroit, MI.

1858, Nov 22 Collision with propeller PRAIRIE STATE, St. Clair River.

1858, Winter Rerigged as barkentine.

1862 Sold by Frank Perew to Charles H. Wheeler, Milwaukee, WI.

1862, Jul Collision with schooner SAN JACINTO, St. Clair River.

1863 Owned Wheeler & McDonald.

1864 Owned Griffen & McDonald, Buffalo, NY.

1866, Jun Collision with propeller MENDOTA, Milwaukee, WI.

1866, Aug Stuck on bar, Chicago, IL.

1868 342.49 gross tons.

1869, Jul Damaged in heavy weather, Lake Erie.

1869, Oct Damaged in collision with bark WOODRUFF, Milwaukee.

1869, Nov 20 Wrecked Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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INVINCIBLE (1857, Schooner)