POST BOY (1832, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portland, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
59'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
56
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffington Harbor near Chicago, IL
Lake Michigan.
How:
Exploded.
Final Cargo:
Gunpowder, general merchandise.
Notes:
10-13 lost.
History

1832-35 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1833 Capsized near the Manitous, Lake Michigan.

1834, Fall Stranded near Michigan City, IN.

1835-41 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1841, Oct c23 Wrecked; owned J. Hixon, St. Joseph, 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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POST BOY (1832, Schooner)