ALIDA (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. McLeod
Original Owner and Location:
William Jenney, Mt. Clemens, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
177
History

Some indications built in 1854.

1854, Jan 29 Detroit Free Press mentions schooner ALIDA, 190 52/95 tons.

1854, Oct 20 Schooner ALEIDDA reported burned in Buffalo Creek & scuttled there.

1858 Board of Lake Underwriters says built in 1858.

1859, July 7 Departed New Baltimore, MI with barrel-staves for Boston.

1860 Wm Jenny, owner, apparently on Atlantic Ocean.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALIDA (1854, Schooner)