MERRILL, HIRAM (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Merrill
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
51'
Beam:
11' 5"
Depth:
4' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
23 88/95
History

1845, May 31 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1847, Nov Driven ashore in gale at Sheboygan, WI & went to pieces; owner, Mr. Woodward, drowned while attempting to jump to pier.

1848, May Owned Guy W. Lee, Sheboygan; rebuilt

1849, Apr 25 Went ashore at south pier Chicago, in storm, carrying lumber.

1849 Owned McLaughlin, Saugatuck, MI; rebuilt.

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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MERRILL, HIRAM (1845, Schooner)