WILLIAM (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Elin Morgan & Wimott, Cleveland, Ohio & Oswego, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
101' 2"
Beam:
22' 2"
Depth:
8' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
178.93
Final Disposition
Final Location:
At Fairport, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
22 Sep 1859
Notes:
Ashore in gale, pounded to pieces
History

1847, September 1 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio; cost $7,520

1848 Ran Cleveland to Buffalo with grain

1848, August 31 Ashore near Grand River, waterlogged; 330 barrels salt

1850, April 11 Owned R.T. Lyon, Cleveland

1850, November 29 Ashore on rocks with railroad iron; released by

steamer BELLE

1854, August 15 Drove against breakwater with staves near Buffalo,

New York, Lake Erie

1854, November 16 Secured at Buffalo in storm after losing some spars

& rigging near Kelley's Island, bound for Detroit,

Michigan with coal

1859, September 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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WILLIAM (1847, Schooner)