ANDROMEDA (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
112'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
207.15
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles off Manitowoc, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
18 Jul 1858
How:
Sank due to hull failure.
Final Cargo:
800 barrels of salt.
Notes:
Bound Chicago from Oswego, NY; sank 40 miles northeast of Sheboygan, WI; crew escaped in yawl boats.
History

1848 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1849 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1851, Jul 29 Purchased Medbury & Hoover, Milwaukee, WI.

1854, Sep Medbery sold interests (2/3) to Aldrich, Smith & Co., Two Rivers.

1858 Owned Capt. Morgan, Sheboygan, WI.

1858, Jul Sank Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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

ANDROMEDA (1848, Schooner)
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ANDROMEDA (1848, Schooner)