PEERLESS (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Taylor & Merrick
Original Owner and Location:
J. & William Taylor, Chatham, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
0'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
280
Capacity:
400 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dunkirk, NY breakwater.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Aug 1857
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Staves.
Notes:
Waterlogged above Long Point in a storm, abandoned; drifted ashore at Dunkirk & pounded to pieces.
History

Ran Chatham, Detroit & Quebec trade.

1857, Aug 23 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

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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PEERLESS (1853, Schooner)