BUENA VISTA (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis Jordan
Original Owner and Location:
J.C. Walter et al, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
104' 3"
Beam:
23' 3"
Depth:
7' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
174 3/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles north of Amsterdam, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
5 Dec 1857
How:
Wrecked.
History

1847, May 24 Owned J.C. Walter, Chicago, IL.

1847, Nov 11 Owner change.

1853, Apr 16 Owned C. Walton et al, Chicago.

1853 Chartered by Golena Railroad to carry railroad iron, Buffalo - Chicago.

1853, Dec 3 Beached at St.Joseph, MI, without cargo; pulled off.

1856, Apr 12 Owned F.A. Kemph, Chicago.

1856, Jul 11 Owned H. Greenham, Chicago.

1857, May 14 Owned W. Ham, Sheboygan, WI.

1857, Dec 5 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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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BUENA VISTA (1847, Schooner)