ALBATROSS (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
360
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
L.O. Mathews, Cleveland, OH
Ownership Notes:
Captain E.H. Spencer
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
234 62/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
2 Oct 1880
How:
Foundered.
History

1847 Built for $9400. Arrived Buffalo with 3400 lb. flour & other freight.

1847, Dec 17 Owned O. Klemm.

1848, Aug 5 Owned J. Monison.

1854, Nov 20 Owned T. Holbrook.

1856 Repaired.

1860 Owned Holbrook, Elkins & Co.

1861, Jun 3 Owned A. Eckgold.

1862 Repaired.

1863, Apr 3 Owned J.S. Spaulding.

1864 Repaired.

1865 Large repairs. Readmeasured, 184.66 gross tons.

1871, Sep 12 Owned J.S. Spaulding.

1872 Owned Wm. Parker.

1873, Feb 19 Owned W. Houghting.

1873, Feb 27 Owned S. Parker.

1875 Repaired.

1876 Owned Wm. Parker.

1877 Repaired.

1879, Apr 5 Owned G.E. Wood.

1880 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Gerry Metzler
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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ALBATROSS (1847, Schooner)