LIVE YANKEE (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
14709
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R. Bates
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
259
Final Disposition
Final Location:
High Island Reef.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 Nov 1869
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Milwaukee, WI - Buffalo, NY, struck shore & wrecked in storm; one life lost.
History

1854 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1854, Jul Launched.

1854, Nov Aground Au Sable, Lake Huron.

1856, Nov Aground Port Credit, Lake Ontario with railroad iron.

1856, Dec Driven ashore west of Toronto, ONT.

1861, Aug Collision with pier, Chicago, IL.

1861, Nov Damagd by collision with schooner L. LUDINGTON near Malden, Detroit River.

1863 Owned Crawer & Co, Racine, WI.

1863, Nov Aground Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, wheat laden.

1866, Sep Lost sails Lake Erie; repaired.

1869, Nov 3 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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LIVE YANKEE (1854, Schooner)