BUCKNOR, W.G. (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Irving, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Gershom Thayer
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
107
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North of Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
28 Sep 1849
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Sprang a leak, the capsized about 7 miles north of Milwaukee, WI.
History

1844, Apr 17 Ashore at Southport (now Kenosha) WI, towed to Chicago, IL.

1847 Owned at Chicago, Simpson, McDonald & Clark.

1849, Sep 28 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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BUCKNOR, W.G. (1848, Schooner)