MERRITT, W.H. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Cathterines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
320
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cove Island, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
11 Oct 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
16,000 bushels corn.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked, a total loss.
History

1860 Owned T. Smith & Co, St. Catherines, ONT.

1860, Nov Bound Androssin, Scotland - Lakes, dismasted, Atlantic Ocean; repaired; cargo iron.

1860, May Loading oak timber at Belle River, ONT, for European ports.

1860 On voyage to Liverpool, England & return.

1861 Refastened.

1861, Aug Damaged sails & spars, Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1862, Oct Dismasted in gale, Lake Huron, towed to Goderich, ONT, cargo corn secure.

1863 Owned Van Every, Rumball & Seymour, Goderich; rebuilt, new outfit.

1863, Oct Collision with schooner NEW LISBON, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1865, Oct 11 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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MERRITT, W.H. (1855, Schooner)