NICARAGUA (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
313
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1864
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Went ashore & sank. 1875 Moved & re-sunk.
History

1856, May Launched; enrolled Oswego.

1857, Nov Ashore near Bayfield, ONT, Lake Huron, wheat laden.

1857, Dec 18 Released by tugs RESCUE & LEVIATHAN.

1858, Jul Repaired Buffalo, NY.

1860 Owned E. T. Lathrop.

1860, Apr Damaged schooner REBECCA in collision at Fort Gratiot, St. Clair River.

1861, Apr 12 Collision with scow SWIFT at Detroit, Detroit River; collision with schooner LOOKOUT, St. Clair River while in tow.

1861, Jun Ashore Morgan's Point, wheat laden.

1864 Sank, 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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NICARAGUA (1856, Schooner)