SAMSON (1843, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Perrysburg, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Capt. Amos Pratt
Original Owner:
Amos Pratt, et al
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
250
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bay West, Buffalo
Lake Erie
Date:
12 Nov 1852
How:
foundered
Final Cargo:
wheat
History

1844, Apr 3 Stuck in ice 6 miles below Mackinaw.

1844, Aug 26 Owned Robt & Wm Hollister, Buffalo.

1846 Owned Capt. Robertson.

1849, Sep 28 Owned Locian Smith, Buffalo.

1850, May 7 Owned John Hollister, Buffalo.

1851, Oct 14 Owned H. C. Hand, Sandusky, OH.

1852, Feb 6 Owned Henderson & Pettibone, Sandusky, OH.

1852, Oct 20 Owned Elias & Wm Weed, Buffalo; now 1 deck & 1 mast.

1852, Nov 5 Sprung a leak in Lake Erie gale; jettisoned 600 brls of flour.

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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SAMSON (1843, Propeller)