CONDOR (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: "scow bottom"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
Mowry & Demon, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
112'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
225
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Skillagalee Reef, Isle au Galets.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1862
How:
Stranded & abandoned.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Bound for Buffalo, NY. Later stripped by wrecking tug LEVIATHAN.
History

1861, Sep Towed to Milwaukee after collision on Lake Michigan with schooner J.M. JONES.

1862, Nov 16/29 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CONDOR (1857, Schooner)