GRAPE SHOT (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin or Francis Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Holt & Egan, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
131'
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
369
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Plum Island, Death's Door.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1867
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1855 - 58 Five enrollments Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Chicago, IL.

1858, Jun Owned John F. Stafford, Buffalo.

1859 - 60 Described in coal & lumber trade on Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned J.H. Stafford, Chicago.

1861, Oct 24 Capsized near Milwaukee, WI.

1863 Owned A.H. Stafford, Chicago; 269 tons.

1865 Owned J.F. Stafford, Chicago; large repairs.

1867, Nov Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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GRAPE SHOT (1855, Schooner)