CONQUEST (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
4582
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Olcott, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
D. Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
Smith & Post, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
110'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
183
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North breakwater, Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
How:
Probably capsized; abandoned.
Notes:
1899, Jun 29 Documents surrendered.
History

1854 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1855, Nov 22 Ashore near Rondeau, Lake Erie; released.

1860 Owned Smith & Post, Oswego.

1861 Large repairs.

1864, May 11 Ashore Milwaukee, WI; owned George Snow, Oswego.

1865, Nov 1 Sails & rigging damaged in Lake Huron storm.

1866 Owned Sheboygan, WI.

1868 Owned Manitowoc, WI; 150.79 gross/143.26 net tons.

1871 Owned Milwaukee, WI.

1879 Owned O. Lehfelt, Milwaukee.

1899 Capsized; owned John Braun, Bailey's Harbor, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CONQUEST (1853, Schooner)