PARSONS, THOMAS (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
24666
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Charlotte, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
Hosea Rogers, Rochester, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26.4'
Depth:
13.6'
Tonnage (gross):
350
Tonnage (net):
332.5
Capacity:
23,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
near Fairport, OH, 19 miles NE by N. of Cleveland, OH
Lake Erie
Date:
28 Sep 1891
Final Depth:
54'
How:
foundered in storm
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
bound Ashtabula, OH to Green Bay, WI, in tow of NASHUA; crew escaped.
History

1868, Aug 18 Launched.

1869, Aug 17 Collided, schooner W. F. ALLEN, Chicago River.

1871, Aug Lost center-board, Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan.

1874, Aug 12 Struck rock, sank, Thorold, ONT, Welland Canal.

1874, Sep 15 Owned W. H. Vosburgh et al, Buffalo, NY.

1874, Oct Ashore North Manitou, Lake Michigan.

1877, Oct 2 Owned Hosea Rogers, Rochester, NY.

1880, Mar 8 Owned S. L. Watson, Buffalo, NY.

1882, Apr 13 Collided, schooner CLAYTON BELLE off Lakeport, Lake Huron.

1887, Feb 10 Owned Charles Hamilton & Peter Wex et al.

1887, Apr 26 Owned John Mullins, Buffalo.

1887, Jul 11 Sprang leak, driven ashore to keep from foundering, Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1891, Sep 28 Foundered.

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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