MEDBURY, A. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
388
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Parsons
Original Owner:
L.A. Day & L.H. Bishop
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
226
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Snake Island, 100 yards North Four Mile Point, near Niagara.
Lake Ontario.
Final Depth:
18'
How:
Sank in collision.
Final Cargo:
Salt.
Notes:
Bound Toronto, ONT - Chicago, IL with railroad iron, sank in collision with schooner HERCULES.
History

1855 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; first trip to Buffalo with salt.

1861 Repaired, Cleveland.

1862, Sep Aground St. Mary's River with iron ore.

1863 Owned George Warner & B.L. Pennington, Cleveland.

1863, Aug Collision with propeller at Cleveland; repaired.

1863, Oct Lost sails in a gale, Lake Huron.

1866, Jun Collision with bark MERRITT, Lake Michigan.

1868 165.07 gross tons US388; repaired.

1869, Jun Collision off Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1869, Jul Collision with propeller AVON, Welland Canal.

1869, Nov Damaged in heavy weather, Lake Michigan.

1871 Repaired.

1872, Nov 6 Sunk, Lake Ontario.

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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MEDBURY, A. (1855, Schooner)