HIAWATHA (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
11181
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122' 6"
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
308 83/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Big Sable Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1866
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Sank in collision with propeller ONEIDA bound Chicago, IL. - Buffalo, NY.
History

1856 Three enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1857, Oct Lost jib boom & headgear in gale, Lake Huron.

1858, May One crew member killed falling from masthead, Buffalo Harbor

1860 Owned H. Harvey, Cleveland, OH.

1861 Enrolled Toledo, OH; readmeasured 226 tons.

1862 Large repairs.

1863, Jun Damaged wheat cargo.

1864 Owned Hoag & Walbridge, Toledo, OH.

1866, Oct 14 Wrecked Lake Michigan; owned Becker & Co.

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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HIAWATHA (1856, Schooner)