MILLS, PHILENA (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock / Genova, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Lockwood
Original Owner and Location:
James Mills, Unionville, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107' 2"
Beam:
25' 1.5"
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
227 29/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Perry, Lake County, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Jun 1866
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked in storm; 3 of 5 lives lost.
History

1846 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1847, Aug 26 Lost foremast; towed by steamer CLEVELAND to Conneaut, OH; cargo staves.

1847, Nov 17 Ashore 40 Mile Point, Lake Huron, with 8,000 bushels wheat.

1847, Dec 8 Released; arrived Cleveland.

1848 Chicago, IL & Oswego, NY grain trade.

1848, Sep 30 Ashore with wheat below North Pier, Buffalo, NY; 125 36/95 tons.

1854 Chicago District.

1855, Sep Collision with propeller POCAHONTAS on Detroit River; repaired.

1856, May Collision & repaired.

1860 Owned Thomas Clark, Buffalo.

1860, Sep 4 Owned L. Kilderhouse.

1860, Sep 24 Ashore near cut Long Point; released.

1861 Rebuilt by Jones & Hardison, Buffalo.

1861, Aug 30 Owned R. Dill.

1862, May 2 Owned J. Dill.

1863, Feb 17 Owned James Davidson, Buffalo, NY.

1865 149.49 tons.

1866, May Sunk, Saginaw River, Lake Huron with salt & lumber; raised.

1866, Jun 18 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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MILLS, PHILENA (1846, Schooner)