MORTON, MARY (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
16435
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Bidwell, Banta, & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
264
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point,
Lake Erie.
Date:
19 Nov 1870
How:
Ashore in stom & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
310 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound for Buffalo, NY; abandoned.
History

1857, Oct Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1860 Owned George Morton, Erie, PA.

1865 179.90 gross tons.

1866 Owned E. Cohen, Cleveland, OH.

1867 Rebuilt.

1867, Nov Lost jib-boom, Lake Erie.

1870, Aug Collided with bark F.MORRELL of Bark Shanty, Lake Huron.

1870, Sep 21 Damaged in collision with bark S.V.R. WATSON at Buffalo, Lake Erie; repaired.

1870, Nov 19 Wrecked; owned George Wilson & William Rankin, Detroit, MI.

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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MORTON, MARY (1857, Schooner)