ACADIA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Peninsula, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
282
History

1847 Enrolled Sacketts Harbor, NY.

1848 Chicago to Oswego grain trade.

1851, Aug Went ashore, Pt. Pelee. Cargo, salt.

1853 Sprung a leak Lake Erie.

1853 Rig changed to brig.

1856 Buffalo owners.

1860 Owned by Fisher, Buffalo, 283 tons brig.

1861, Nov Ashore, Point Pelee, Lake Erie; released & repaired next July.

1862, Jul Owned J.P. Claric, Detroit.

1865 192 gross tons.

1866 Owned by J.P. Clark, Detroit.

1867 "Barge".

1871 Registered Detroit, MI.

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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ACADIA (1847, Schooner)