MCKAY, JAMES (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Waukegan, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89' 3"
Beam:
20' 8"
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
125 36/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near piers in Chicago harbor, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Nov 1856
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Foundered in gale in harbor.
History

1848 First enrolled Chicago, IL.

1850, Aug 30/31 Ashore in gale, New Buffalo, MI, Lake Michigan.

1852, Sep 16 Owned John S. Wallace & Henry Smith, St. Joseph, MI.

1854, Apr 25 Owned Alexander H. Momson et al, St. Joseph.

1856, May 19 Owned Foster J. Parks, St. Joseph.

1856, Nov 4 Foundered in gale, Chicago harbor, IL, Lake Michigan.

1857, Mar Wreck struck by steamer HURON.

1858 Reportedly in service.

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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MCKAY, JAMES (1848, Schooner)