PERSIAN (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Baker
Master Carpenter:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
Fitzhugh & Littlejohn, Oswego, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
128'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
345
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off 40 Mile Point, Lake Huron
Date:
16 Sep 1868
Final Depth:
170 feet
How:
Collision
Final Cargo:
Wheat
Notes:
Collided with schooner E.B. ALLEN, ALLEN did not stop & PERSIAN sank with all hands Wreck was found by sport divers July, 1991
History

1855 Enrolled at Oswego, New York

1863 Owned Dane, Fullington & Company, Oswego; repaired

1866 Owned Dunn & Cummings, Oswego

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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PERSIAN (1855, Schooner)