MOCKING BIRD (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
17575
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
N. C. Winslow, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
164'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
476
Capacity:
32000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Oct 1876
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Chicago, IL, sank & wrecked, resting on wreck MIAMI; crew rescued by revenue cutter PERRY.
History

1868 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran in grain trade.

1871, Sep Recaulked at Mills & Walsh, Buffalo.

1872, Apr 3 Owned R. Daindiville.

1874 New deck.

1876, May 26 Owned W. Cleland (or Clelland) Brothers, Chicago, IL.

1876, Oct 10 Foundered at Long Point, Lake Erie.

1876, Dec 20 Enrollment surrendered, Chicago "vessel lost".

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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MOCKING BIRD (1868, Schooner)