SHEPPARD, L.B. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
14676
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Laveya
Original Owner:
Morse & Johnson
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
296
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1898
Notes:
Bound Menominee, MI for Chicago, IL, Stern broke off; capsized in gale.
History

1855 First enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1858, Jul Sprung leak with cargo of corn off Point AuSable, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned Morse & Miller, Buffalo.

1862 Large repairs.

1863 Owned Baker & Mitzger, Buffalo.

1868 Owned Milwaukee Parties; 221.46 gross tons.

1869 Aground near MIlwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1871 Repaired.

1876 Owned Captain Connell, Chicago, IL.

1881 Ashore & wrecked near Two Rivers, WI, Lake Michigan.

1881, Oct 6 Rebuilt at Milwaukee Co.'s yard.

1898, Oct Capsized & sunk in gale near Two Rivers, WI, Lake Michigan.

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

SHEPPARD, L.B. (1855, Schooner)
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SHEPPARD, L.B. (1855, Schooner)