MOSELLE (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
16311
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Laveya
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
127.4'
Beam:
25.7'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (old style):
331
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Chicago, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
5 Sep 1897
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned as spectacle by pirate steamer THISTLE.
History

1855 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1855, Nov Lost anchor & chain, straits of Mackinac.

1856, May 3 Rigging damaged is squall on Lake Michigan.

1856, Sep 22 Collision with schooner L.M. MASON at Point Pelee, Lake Erie.

1856, Dec Bound Milwaukee, WI - Buffalo, lost part cargo grain, Lake Erie.

1857, Nov Aground St. Clair Flats.

1859, Nov 15 Grounded; repaired Detroit, MI.

1860 Owned D.R. Morse, Buffalo, NY.

1861, May Collision with propeller OGDENSBURG, St. Clair River.

1863 Owned Lingren, Buffalo.

1864 Owned A. Frink, Buffalo.

1865 Readmeasured 245.31 gross / 233 net tons; large repairs.

1866 Owned S. Watson, Buffalo.

1866, Apr 27 Collision with schooner NETTIE WEAVER, Lake Huron.

1868 US16311.

1876 Owned N. Luddington, Chicago, IL; unseaworthy.

1885, May 17 Aground North Bay, Lake Michigan.

1897, Sep 5 Burned as spectacle.

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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MOSELLE (1855, Schooner)