MONTEZUMA (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
16421
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cape Vincent, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. Goler
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
276 40/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
30 mi. SSE Thunder Bay Island, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Oct 1871
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY; sunk in collision at night with schooner HATTIE JOHNSON in heavy weather.
History

1848 Enrolled Cape Vincent.

1848, Jul 13 Arrived Buffalo, NY from Sandusky, OH with wheat.

1856 Rebuilt; 278 tons.

1860 Owned Fowler & Esseltyne, Clayton, NY.

1860, May 16 Grounded Fighting Island; released next day.

1861, May 16 Rebuilt by John Oades, Clayton, NY; lengthened, 325 tons, owned Merrick Line.

1863, Oct Collision, Detroit River, 317 tons.

1865 Readmeasured; 237.94 gross tons.

1865, Nov 16 Owned H.S. Halstead, Chicago.

1866, Apr Aground near Oak Orchard Creek, Lake Ontario.

1866, Nov Aground Grand Haven, Lake Michigan, bound Chicago, IL - Grand Haven, MI.

1869 Chicago District.

1871, Sep Lost foretopmast, Lake Erie; repaired.

1871, Oct 3 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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MONTEZUMA (1848, Schooner)