BAY CITY (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ahira Cobb
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Bradley, Vermillion, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
216
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East Sister Reef.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Nov 1859
Final Depth:
7'
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Went ashore on reef; stranded; relief efforts by tug BRUCE & wrecker RELIEF were unsuccessful; 1200 bu corn recovered.
History

1853-54 Three enrollments, Sandusky, OH; 216.55 ton.

1859, Nov 26 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BAY CITY (1853, Schooner)