MADEIRA (1871, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1871
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Painted landscape of Madeira Islands on stern; wire rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Goble & McFarlane
Original Owner and Location:
Wheeler, Oswego
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
322
Capacity:
24,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point.
Lake Erie.
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Steering gear disabled in storm, stranded & broke up; bound Oswego via Buffalo, NY from Milwaukee, WI.
History

1871, Aug 20 Launched Oswego, NY.

1874, Nov Aground Morgan's Point, Lake Erie.

1877 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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MADEIRA (1871, Schooner)