NORTHERN BELLE (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18088
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
351
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southwest of Skillagalee Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Jul 1873
Final Depth:
30 fathoms
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
530 tons coal.
Notes:
In collision with bark ANNIE VOUGHT.
History

1856 Enrolled a French Creek, NY.

1860 Owned Fowler & Esseltyne, Clayton, NY.

1861, Jun Collision with schooner A.E. HART, Lake Huron.

1863 Owned Ackerman & Durant, Kenosha, WI.

1864 Large repairs, readmeasured 272 gross tons.

1866 Owned Trowbridge, Wilcox & Co, Detroit.

1866, Jun Collision with brig ORKNEY LASS, Detroit River.

1867 Enrolled at Buffalo, NY.

1870, Oct In collision with barque CITY OF BUFFALO in straits, repaired.

1871 Owned Prouty, Buffalo.

1871, Oct Lost centerboard Point Betsey, Lake Michigan.

1873, Jul 12 Sunk, Lake Michigan.

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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NORTHERN BELLE (1856, Schooner)