NIGHTINGALE (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18123
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Shaler
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
29.5'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (old style):
423
Capacity:
16.000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
spectacle Reef Straits.
Northern Lake Huron.
Date:
18 Sep 1869
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Foundered & sunk in a storm. 1871 Wreck removed by tug GEORGE HAND.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, Aug 21 Collision with propeller NEPTUNE, Lake Huron.

1857, Jun Leaking at Detroit.

1860 Owned H. Roop, Buffalo.

1860, Sep 7 Collision with schooner J.M.JONES, Lake Huron near St. Clair River.

1860, Nov Grounded Windmill Point, Lake Erie.

1861, Apr Lost anchor, Straits of Mackinaw.

1861, May Aground south Fox Island, Lake Michigan.

1862 Owned E. W. Hudson, Detroit.

1862, Nov Lost cargo, Saginaw River.

1863, May Leaking, Lake Erie with corn.

1863, Aug Dismasted, Lake Huron; repaired Detroit.

1864 Major repairs.

1865 272 gross tons.

1869, Apr Aground Devil River, Lake Huron.

1869, Aug Leaking on Lake Superior.

1869, Sep 18 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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NIGHTINGALE (1856, Schooner)