MIRANDA (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
16454
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
M.& H. Lavayea
Original Owner and Location:
William Milford, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
117'
Beam:
23' 2"
Depth:
5' 2.5"
Tonnage (old style):
217 59/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Austin reef, Saginaw Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
17 Sep 1871
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Bound Bay City - Detroit, driven ashore in 8' water; pounded to pieces.
History

1848 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1848, Oct 9 Ran Chicago - Buffalo with corn.

1848, Oct 17 Damaged in collision with brig S.F. GALE near Mackinac.

1852 Owned Fox & Bruce, Buffalo, NY.

1852, Oct 18 Aground Middle Island, Lake Huron.

1857, Nov Ashore Bois Blanc Island.

1859, Nov 13 Aground Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.

1860, Nov 28 Damaged by ice near Long Point, arrived Monroe.

1861, Aug 28 Collision with schooner MARY BROWN, Lexington, MI, Lake Huron; repaired.

1861, Oct Aground, Straits of Mackinac with wheat; released; repaired Detroit.

1863 Owned Hugh Coyne, Detroit.

1864 Owned Goodwin & Steinbrenner, Cleveland, OH; 218 tons.

1865 164 gross tons.

1865, Sep 5 Owned Chandler Brothers, Detroit.

1866, May Lost forefoot at Saginaw, Lake Huron; repaired.

1866, Oct Damaged in collision with schooner W.J. WHALING, Detroit.

1867, May Collision with bark INDIANA, Lake Erie.

1868 164.18 gross tons, US16454; rebuilt.

1869, May Collision at Port Huron, Lake Huron.

1869, Jun 10 Coal laden, Cleveland - Detroit, badly mauled in a storm; drydocked Detroit, leaking badly.

1871 Owned Hudson et al, Detroit.

1871, Sep 17 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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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MIRANDA (1848, Schooner)