TIFFANY, J.H. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Laffrinier & Stevenson
Original Owner and Location:
William Baldwin, Oswego, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
138.05'
Beam:
26.02'
Depth:
10.96'
Tonnage (old style):
369 72/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
About 5 miles southeast of Gray's Reef Light, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
28 Nov 1859
Final Depth:
96' - 108'
How:
Collided with steamer MILWAUKEE.
Final Cargo:
Railroad iron.
Notes:
Bound Oswego, NY to Chicago, IL; 5 lost; survivors rescued by propeller FREE STATE; MILWAUKEE also sank. 1873, Aug Found; iron anchor & chains salvaged; wreck owned Captain Falcon. 1987, May 23 Rediscovered.
History

1857, Jul Grounded St. Mary's River.

1859, Nov 28 Sunk by collision; same owner.

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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TIFFANY, J.H. (1856, Schooner)