VERMONT (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
A.Rust, et.al., Newport, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
60' 4"
Beam:
19' 3"
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
67.97
History

1842 Enrolled at Detroit

1845, September Struck by gale on Lake Erie below Long Point; masts,

rigging & canvas all swept away with part of deck load

of shingles; vessel a complete wreck, towed to Buffalo

for repairs

1845, October Sailor killed in fall from masthead

1847 Enrolled at Buffalo, New York

1849, April Owned Moses Cheney, et.al., Tonawanda, New York

1852, June A schooner supposed to be the VERMONT reported capsized

near Fairport, Ohio, Lake Erie; assumed all hands lost

1852 Last enrolled at Buffalo

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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VERMONT (1842, Schooner)