OTTAWA (1837, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oregon, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
154
History

1837 Built at Oregon, Ohio; enrolled at Maumee City for service

between Buffalo & Chicago

1840 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1840 Enrolled Maumee City, Ohio

1841 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1842, November 18 Reached Chicago Harbor in sinking condition

1843, October Went on reef 1.5 mile northeast East Sister near mouth

of Detroit River; threw 215 barrels flour overboard to

free herself

1847, July 7 Ashore in gale at mouth of Menominee River, Green Bay,

Wisconsin, Lake Michigan, while taking on load of

lumber/railroad ties

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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OTTAWA (1837, Schooner)