GOVERNOR PORTER (1834, Sloop)


Year of Build:
1834
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Sloop
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
James Conner & William Conner, Mt. Clemens, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
52'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
37
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kelley's Island.
Lake Erie.


Date:
21 Jun 1853
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Stone.
Notes:
Ran aground; total wreck.
History

1834 Enrolled Detroit.

1837, May 23 Enrolled Detroit; owned Antoine Bethrey, Swan Creek, MI.

1844 Rebuilt as 2-masted schooner.

1844, Jul 19 Enrolled Detroit, owned F.W. Lawson, Detroit.

1846, Mar 28 Enrolled Detroit, owned Lucien Larnet, Cottreville, MI.

1847 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1848, May 12 Sunk, Conneaut, OH harbor, Lake Erie; cargo pork, lard, butter.

1851, Sep 1 Enrolled Detroit; owned E. Ames.

1853, Jun 21 Lost, 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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GOVERNOR PORTER (1834, Sloop)