DENMARK (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Official Number:
6129
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
109.1'
Beam:
24.2'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (old style):
236 63/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Death's Door.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
1877 Documents surrendered.
History

1846 Enrolled Buffalo Creek, NY.

1848 Ran Chicago - Buffalo with wheat.

1852, Oct Ashore on Middle Island, Lake Huron; jettisoned cargo railroad iron; released.

1854, Dec 4 Ashore in snowstorm at Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.

1854, Dec 18 Released by tug WM. PECK, towed to Buffalo.

1855 Enrolled Chicago, IL; large repairs, new topsides.

1856 May 27 Damaged in collision with brig SENECA, mouth of Chicago River.

1860 Owned William Hand, Chicago.

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Owned O'Connor & Roach, Chicago.

1864 Owned Campbell & Bailey, Chicago.

1866 Owned Cronkite, Chicago.

1868 169.37 gross tons.

1871 Owned J. Long, Chicago.

1873 October 24 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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DENMARK (1845, Schooner)