WRIGHT, J. B. (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Handy, Warner & Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
384
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles south of Pentwater, MI or 70 miles north of Grand Haven, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
3 Oct 1854
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
coal, nails, rivet, tierces beef & grindstones
Notes:
bound Cleveland, OH-Chicago, IL; stranded, unknown reason, first trip; subsequently destroyed by gale. 1884 Most of kegs of nails & rivets salvaged
History

Built for grain trade Chicago, IL-Cleveland, OH

1854, Oct 10 Wreck 2 miles south of Pentwater, MI, 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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WRIGHT, J. B. (1854, Schooner)