HAYES, KATE (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E.K. Bruce
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Navagation Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
0'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
349
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Spectacle Reef, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Jul 1856
How:
Stranded on reef; broken up.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Oswego, NY from Milwaukee, WI, wrecked due to chart error.
History

1856 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1856, Apr Launched.

1856, Jul 14 Bound Oswego, NY from Milwaukee, WI with cargo wheat, struck shoal & grounded Spectacle Reef; broke up over following weeks; skipper claimed chart error.

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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HAYES, KATE (1856, Schooner)