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Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
80191
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Topsail schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simon G. Johnston
Original Owner and Location:
Campbell & Co., Clayton, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
141'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
305
Tonnage (net):
289
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles off Seul Choix Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
25 Sep 1894
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
579 ton pig iron.
Notes:
Bound Manistique, MI - Buffalo, NY, overwhelmed in gale.
History

1871 Owned Campbell & Brothers, Clayton, NY.

1872, Sep Aground Port Dalhousie, Lake Ontario; released.

1874 Aground Snake Island, Lake Ontario, wheat laden; released.

1876 Owned Campbell, et al, Clayton.

1876, Nov 14 Hard ashore Tawas, MI, steamers PEARL & BELLETON working on her.

1879 Owned Graham, et al, Clayton.

1879 Decks repaired.

1880 Major repairs.

1882 Major repairs.

1883, Nov Lost sails, Lake Ontario, bound Detroit, MI - Kingston, ONT.

1892, Jun 28 Aground Niagara, lumber laden, bound for Tonawanda, NY.

1894, Sep 25 Foundered, 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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