NORTON, HENRY (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Richmond, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lind
Original Owner and Location:
Henry Norton et al., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
23' 1"
Depth:
8' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
150 53/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pilot Island, WI; mouth of Green Bay.
Lake Michigan.
How:
Driven ashore.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Green Bay - Chicago.
History

1834, May 10 Launched.

1834, Jun 19 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1837, Oct 7 Owned Edward Norton et al, Cleveland, OH.

1839, Jul 3 Owned Peter T. Smith et al, Buffalo.

1840, Apr 22 Owned George W. Holt et al, Buffalo.

1841 Milwaukee, WI - Buffalo, NY grain fleet.

1842, Sep 19 Ashore near Milwaukee, Lake Michigan.

1843, May Damaged in Lake Michigan squall.

1845, Mar Rebuilt; lumber trade.

1845, May 7 Owned Jeremy Hixon, Chicago, IL; lumber trade.

1846, May Ashore near Menominee, MI, Lake Michigan.

1847 - 50 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1849, Mar 12 Wrecked by freshet, Chicago piers, raised & repaired.

1851 Aground at Chicago; released & repaired.

1853, Apr 29 Ashore Oconto Point; repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Dec 9 Ashore Milwaukee.

1857 - 63 Enrolled Milwaukee.

1860 Owned Hackett & Judd, Milwaukee.

1862 Enrolled Chicago.

1863 Wrecked.

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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NORTON, HENRY (1834, Schooner)