MERCHANT (1834, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Maumee, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Baker & Holt, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
69' 4"
Beam:
20' 3"
Depth:
6' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
74 45/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northwest of Grand Island,
Lake Superior.
Date:
13 Jun 1847
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Mining supplies.
Notes:
Bound Soo - L'Anse, foundered in a gale, 14 lives lost.
History

1834 Enrolled Maumee City, OH.

1836 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1844 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1845 Enrolled Mackinac, MI.

1845 Taken across Sault Portage.

1847, Jun 13 Lost on Lake Superior; owned Coe & Colt Detroit, MI.

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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MERCHANT (1834, Schooner)