BUTTLES, S. (1851, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stevens & Presley
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
170
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Black River, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Nov 1863
How:
Sunk.
History

1852 Enrolled Cleveland, OH as new vessel.

1854, May 14 Sank on Detroit River, coal laden.

1856 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1858, Apr Sprung leak in gale on Lake Erie, lost foresail & foreyard.

1859, Apr 23 Damaged in storm off Rochester, NY; towed into port.

1860 Owned A. McBride, Port Burwell, ONT.

1863 - 65 173 tons; owned John Gordon, Montreal.

1863, Nov Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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BUTTLES, S. (1851, Scow Schooner)