CALEDONIA (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Joseph, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
137
History

1855 Enrolled Chicago.

1856, Sep 17 Capsized in gale while entering Grand Haven Harbor, with loss of all six crew.

1858 Ashore St. Joesph, embedded in sand.

1859, Apr 11 Released from Sand Box & brought in by tug MCQUEEN.

1860 Owned Miller & Stewart, Chicago.

1860, Sep 21 Sunk in collision with propeller WABASH VALLEY off Thunder Bay, crew rescued by steamer IOWA.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
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

CALEDONIA (1855, Schooner)
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CALEDONIA (1855, Schooner)