NEW HAMPSHIRE (1846, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Official Number:
18106
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kalamazoo River, Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Randall
Original Owner and Location:
Stephen D. Nichols, Saugatuck, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
83' 8"
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
99 31/95
Capacity:
110 tons; 4,500 bushels; 65,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Alcona, MI, 4 miles north Sturgeon Point.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Oct 1885
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Cordwood.
Notes:
Pounded seams open in storm against a pier; outfit removed by scow SEA BIRD; hull later towed & sunk at nearby reef.
History

1846, Aug 31 Enrolled Detroit; second vessel built at Saugatuck, MI.

1848, Jul 17 Owned Stephan D. Nichals, Allegan Co, MI, et al

1848, Nov Aground Grand River, Lake Michigan.

1852, Apr 28 Owned Ebenezer W. Barnes & John B. Warren, Grand Haven, MI.

1854, Mar 31 Owned Dwight Cutter et al, Grand Haven.

1856, Oct 18 Owned George Dwyer & James Gannon, Muskegon, MI.

1860 Owned G. Ware, Muskegon.

1863 Owned George C. Viegland, Chicago.

1864 Rebuilt, Chicago; 93 gross tons, owned Long & Son, Chicago.

1868 93.73 gross tons; 88.87 net tons.

1869, Oct Aground Kenosha, WI.

1871 Repaired.

1872, Nov Sunk in collision with schooner MAGGIE THOMPSON off Waukegon; owned Gilbert & Hubbard, Chicago; repaired.

1874, Sep 12 Owned M. Jones, Waugonner, MI.

1879 Owned Duryea, Detroit.

1879 Heavily damaged in stranding near Marblehead, OH, Lake Erie.

1880, Oct 10 Foundered, Lake Michigan in the "ALPENA storm".

1885, Oct 21 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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NEW HAMPSHIRE (1846, Schooner)