HILLIARD, MARIA (1844, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jason Averill
Original Owner and Location:
C. Walker & Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
111' 6"
Beam:
23' 10"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
194 88/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Death's Door.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1856
How:
Wrecked.
History

1844, Apr Launched.

1844, May 14 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1844, Apr 29 Left Chicago for Buffalo on maiden voyage.

1845, Apr 18 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1847 Owned Chicago.

1847, Nov 17 Rigging damaged, Lake Michigan.

1848, Oct Ran Chicago - Buffalo with grain.

1848, Nov Aground in a gale, Lake Huron.

1850 Put back to Buffalo with canvas badly torn.

1851, May 1 Damaged in collision with schooner SUSQUEHANNAH.

1856, Jun Damaged in collision with canal boat, Chicago.

1856, Oct 8 Wrecked at Death's Door, Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned E. Kelley, Chicago.

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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HILLIARD, MARIA (1844, Schooner)