LIBERTY (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Avon Point, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hawley Reed
Original Owner:
Jesse S. Cahoon
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
56' 6"
Beam:
17' 5"
Depth:
5' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
45 76/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Milwaukee, WI harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Apr 1872
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Entering Milwaukee harbor in gale, struck cribwork & wrecked; 1 life lost.
History

1835, Jul 17 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1836, Jul 9 Owned Dan C. Van Tine.

1837, Aug 28 Owned Thomas B. Clark, Detroit, MI.

1841, Feb 9 Driven ashore near Oak Creek, WI, Lake Michigan.

1842, Sep 19 Owned James Sanderson, Milwaukee, WI.

1843, Oct 20 Driven ashore in gale, Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan.

1845, Sep 17 Owned Lyndsey Ward, Milwaukee.

1864 Large repairs.

1866 Owned H.O. Smith, Sheboygan; 66 gross tons.

1868 Owned Sheboygan parties; 54.49 gross tons.

1869, Apr Collision with schooner EL TEMPO at Manitowoc, WI.

1870 Rebuilt.

1872, Apr 14 Wrecked, Milwaukee harbor, Lake Michigan; owned Gunderson & Thompson.

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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LIBERTY (1835, Schooner)