FAIRCHILD, H.S. (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
11136
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rochester, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
Hosea Rogers, Rochester, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
373
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Oct 1871
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Milwaukee, WI - Buffalo, NY, collided with schooner HARVEST HOME & sank.
History

1857, Jun Sprung foremast, Straits of Mackinac.

1858, Sep Collision on Lake Erie with schooner CITY OF TORONTO.

1860, Oct Sprang leak, Manitou Islands with grain.

1861, Oct 12 Repaired Clarks Dry Dock, Detroit.

1862, New Outfit.

1863, Aug Owned Mills & Co., Rochester, NY; damaged in storm on Thunder Bay, Lake Huron; lost all rigging except Bowsprit & Jib-boom.

1864 Major repairs; owned Mills & Brown, Rochester.

1866 Owned Coatesworth et al, Buffalo, NY.

1867, May Aground on a reef at Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1868 Readmeasured 287.83 gross tons; US11136.

1869, Aug 18 Bound Marquette - Buffalo, sprung leak on Lake Huron.

1871, Oct 6 Lost, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FAIRCHILD, H.S. (1857, Schooner)