CONSTELLATION (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
260.34
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Waukegan, IL.
Lake Michigan.
How:
Driven ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
History

1848, Jul 17 Enrolled Toledo, OH.

1848, Sep 27 Ashore below Buffalo Pier, NY.

1850, Jun 14 Rerigged as brig or brigantine; enrolled Cleveland, OH; owned E. Harrison, Ashtabula, OH; 118'6" x 22'5" x 9'2", 242 3/95 tons.

1850, Dec 7 Ashore Mackinaw, MI.

1851, May 1 Lost rigging at Buffalo.

1852 - 57 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1852, Apr Owned Smith & Brothers, Buffalo, NY.

1852, Jun 17 Aground Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron.

1852, Nov 15 Dismasted, west end Lake Erie.

1855, Nov Collision with brig DAVID SMART, Buffalo.

1857, Nov 19 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CONSTELLATION (1848, Schooner)