WALRUS (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
26225
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafrinier & Stevens
Original Owner:
Buffalo, Cleveland & Chicago Transportation Company
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
377
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gray's Reef, northwest Beaver Island, Lake Michigan
Date:
7 Nov 1868
How:
Wrecked
Notes:
Bound Chicago, Illinois for Oswego, New York in heavy fog, she was holed & sank; subsequently broken up
History

1857 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois

1862 Major repairs

1863 Owned Stone & Fizgerald, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1864 Owned E.W. Hudson, Milwaukee

1866 Owned Halsted, Chicago; rebuilt

1868 244.37 gross tons

1868, May Ran Chicago to Goderich, Ontario with 18,070 bushels corn &

to Carp River with lumber

1868, November 7 Wrecked, Lake Michigan

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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WALRUS (1857, Schooner)