MESSENGER (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:
B.B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Navigation Co., Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
E.K. Bruce.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26' 10"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
353
Final Disposition
Final Location:
New York, NY.
Date:
  1871
How:
Condemned.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, May Launched.

1859, Aug Owned Dibble, Bunce & Co, New York, NY; loaded with staves for Cadiz, Spain, first direct departure from Buffalo to a European port.

1860, Apr 17 Began coastwise trade to Florida & Gulf Coast from NY.

1871 Condemned at New York.

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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MESSENGER (1856, Schooner)