ROSS, HARRIET (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
11856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C. Keith
Built on Bottom of:
TRENTON
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (old style):
229.89
History

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1854, September Ashore, Point Abino, Lake Erie; released

1855 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois

1855 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan

1857, November Rigging damaged in gale on Lake Michigan, near Chicago;

towed to Chicago by tug MCQUEEN

1858, October Lost centerboard in gale on Lake Michigan, towed to

Chicago for repairs

1862 Enrolled Chicago; rebuilt, readmeasured 257 gross tons

1863 Owned N.P. Bradley, Chicago

1864 Enrolled Buffalo

1867 Enrolled Chicago

1876 Owned Tom Collins, Buffalo; repaired

1877, September Ashore on Lake Erie; released

1879 Owned Whitaker, Detroit

1889 Owned Esther Bonnah, Port Huron, Michigan

1890, November 20 Documents surrendered Port Huron, "abandoned as

unfit for service"

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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ROSS, HARRIET (1853, Schooner)