MARY (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Official Number:
16416
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira Lafrinier
Original Owner:
R. Barrow
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
70' 3"
Beam:
18' 2.5"
Depth:
6' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
77
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mid-lake off Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan.
Date:
10 Sep 1878
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
Wood
Notes:
Became water logged, crew abandoned, all four lives were lost.
History

1849, April 10 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio.

1853, Jun 14 Owned D. P. Nickerson, Ohio City, OH.

1853, Aug 23 Owned Irving U. Masters and Elihu Peck, Cleveland District.

1854 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois.

1854-1855 Lengthened 25 feet by Mr. Wilson, Sheboygan, Wisconsin;

readmeasured, 94 tons, old measure.

1855, Nov Ashore Beaver Island, Lake Michigan; wheat laden.

1857, Aug 12 Legthened 26 feet; owned Benjamin Amith, Ottawa; 93' 8" x 17' 3" x 6' 3", 94 52/95 tons.

1857, Sep 10 Capsized off St. Joseph, MI, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned C.B. Colwind, Chicago.

1861, Nov Aground Grand Haven, MI, Lake Michigan.

1863 Owned De Coudres, Chicago.

1863, November 8 Reported wrecked Muskegon, Michigan, Lake Michigan.

1865 Rebuilt Sheboygan, WI; readmeasured 76.83 gross tons.

1876 Owned Chicago; 76 gross tons.

1878, Sep 10 Wrecked 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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MARY (1849, Schooner)