BUENA VISTA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
2241
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Dickinson
Original Owner and Location:
Myron Pardee et al, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
120' 8"
Beam:
21' 3"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
193 11/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Elevator A, Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
How:
Abandoned.
Final Cargo:
None.
History

1847, May 5 Owned Myron Pardee, Oswego, NY.

1848, Oct 31 Damaged in gale, Buffalo, NY.

1850, Apr Reported ashore Point aux Pelee, ONT, Lake Erie; no damage to vessel; cargo of 120 barrels salt lost.

1851, Oct 25 Owned N. Pardee, Oswego, NY.

1855, Mar 26 Owned L. & B. Grant.

1857, Mar 11 Enrolled Milwaukee District.

1858, Jun 17 Owned Michael Engelmann, Milwaukee, WI.

1860, Jun 5 Brought to Milwaukee, WI, after having gone ashore the previous fall at Point Sable, near Ludington, MI.

1860 Owned Lee & Steinhart, Milwaukee, WI.

1860, Feb 16 Owned Nathan Engelmann, Milwaukee, WI.

1863, Feb 16 Owned George Barber et al, Chicago.

1866, Apr 10 Owned George Barber, Milwaukee, WI; readmeasured 120.1' x 21.6' x 8.5', 148.4 gross / 140.98 net tons.

1866 Large repairs.

1870, Mar 30 Owned John Robertson, Milwaukee, WI.

1871 Owned Sonant et al, Milwaukee, WI.

1873, Nov 18 Run into at Manistee by propeller LAKE BREEZE; towed to Milwaukee, WI.

1874, May 22 Fouled with the schooner WM ALDRICH, lost jib & foremast.

1874 Large repairs.

1879 Owned J. Robertson, Milwaukee, WI.

1880, Oct 9 In collision at Racine, WI; headgear carried away & bow stove in.

1880 - 81 Laid up in boneyard at old Elevator A in Milwaukee.

1883, May 8 Owned John Robertson et al, Milwaukee,WI.

1887, Dec 21 Enrollment documents surrendered; "abandoned".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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BUENA VISTA (1847, Schooner)