NEW LISBON (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
18111
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.A. Thayer
Original Owner and Location:
Hubbard, Holbut & Thayer, Ashtabula.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
114' 6"
Beam:
24' 3"
Depth:
9' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
236
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Fairport, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Sep 1871
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Staves.
Notes:
Bound for Ashtabula, she capsized in a white squall; crew rescued by prop ANNIE YOUNG; towed to port but declared a total loss & abandoned.
History

1855, Apr 30 Enrolled, Cleveland, OH.

1856, Oct Aground Port Colborne, Lake Erie.

1863, Oct Collision with schooner W.H. MERRITT, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie; large repairs.

1865 162 tons.

1867, Nov Aground Ashtabula, Lake Erie.

1868 162.34 gross tons.

1871, Apr Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1871, Aug 15 Collision with barge MEARS at Sarnia anchorage; repaired Fitzgerald & Leighton, Port Huron, MI.

1871, Sep 10 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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NEW LISBON (1855, Schooner)