GAMECOCK (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
10343
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Francis Nelson Jones
Original Owner:
Lake Navigation Company
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
235
History

1857 November 23 Stranded near Godrich, Ontario.

1860 Owned H. N. Strong, Detroit

December 6 Stranded at Point Pininsula, Lake Ontario

1861 Owned W. Stewart, Detroit

1863 May 3 Stranded below Detroit

1866 Owned Willis, Chicago

1871 Owned Dunn & McDermott, Chicago

September 27 Stranded near Collingwood, Ontario, Georgian Bay

1879 Owned J.S. Wheeler

October 31 Stranded at Muskegon

December 26 Owned R.C. Brittain

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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

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GAMECOCK (1856, Schooner)