ETNA (1841, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Silver Creek, NY
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jeremiah Ellsworth
Original Owner and Location:
Jeremiah Ellsworth & Chauncey Lampkin, Silver Creek, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
68' 11"
Beam:
18' 11"
Depth:
6' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
63 25/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Abino.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1856
How:
Ashore.
History

1841, Jul 22 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1842, Aug 20 Owned Jeremiah Ellsworth, Silver Creek.

1843 Rebuilt, 94.71 tons.

1845 Ran ashore at Kalamazoo harbor during a gale; lumber laden, bound for Chicago.

1847 Nov Ashore near Fairport (or Grand River) OH.

1848, Jun 24 Owned Benjamin F. Fifield, William C. Sterling, Monroe, MI & Jeremiah Ellsworth, Silver Creek; 84'7" x 19'4" x 6'4", 94 71/95 tons.

1849, Sep 24 Sold at auction, Buffalo, NY.

1853, Nov Sunk at Oswego after striking pier; damaged in gale.

1856, May 18 Ashore below Cataraugus Creek, NY; got off by jetting 10 or 15 thousand feet lumber.

1863, Nov 9 Aground on flats near Detroit.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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ETNA (1841, Scow Schooner)