HIBBARD, W.B. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
26234
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Original Owner:
Niles & Kinne
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
119' 4"
Beam:
26' 1"
Depth:
10' 3.5"
Tonnage (old style):
294 15/94
Capacity:
14,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southampton.
Lake Huron.
Date:
 Nov 1867
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Went ashore & wrecked.
History

1856, Dec Wrecked near Racine, WI, Lake Michigan, cargo iron ore.

1859, Apr 30 Owned E.L. Stoddard, Buffalo, NY.

1861, Aug Damaged by collision with steamer FORESTER, Detroit River.

1861, Nov Damaged wheat cargo.

1862, Oct Owned Hosmer & Ralph, Buffalo.

1865 215 gross tons.

1866, Mar Owned McKay.

1866, Nov Bound Buffalo - Chicago, damaged by collision on Lake Michigan.

1866, Dec Stranded near Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron; repaired.

1867, Nov Stranded & wrecked near Southampton, ONT in a storm.

1868 US26234, 214.7 gross tons, owned at Cleveland, OH.

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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HIBBARD, W.B. (1856, Schooner)