CARRINGTON (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
4342
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lafriner & Stevenson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
276
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hat Island Reef; off Egg Harbor, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1870
How:
Stranded on reef.
Final Cargo:
Pig iron & shingles.
Notes:
En route Depere to Chicago. Most of cargo recovered March 1871.
History

1853 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1854 - 55 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1857 - 61 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1860 Owned Henry Morey & Co., Ashtabula, NY.

1861 Rebuilt, 216 gross tons.

1863 Owned Hamilton & Lane, Oswego, NY.

1863, Aug 28 Aground Green Bay, WI, between Oconto & Peshtigo.

1864 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1866 - 68 Owned M. Cornell, Chicago, IL; large repairs.

1870, Oct 30 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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

CARRINGTON (1853, Schooner)
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CARRINGTON (1853, Schooner)