MARY MARGARET (1852, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. G. Shaw
Original Owner and Location:
H. A. Mitchel & J. G. Shaw, Chicago
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
51'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
38 80/95
Capacity:
35,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles off Milwaukee
Lake Michigan
Date:
9 Nov 1854
How:
capsized in gale, crew rescued by schooner MAGIC
Final Cargo:
lumber
Notes:
crew rescued by schooner MAGIC
History

1853, May 30 Capsized between Muskegon & Grand River, Lake Michigan; 4 lives lost.

1853, Jun 6 Taken by tug TELEGRAPH to Stony Creek, north of Buffalo for repairs; 2 bodies removed from cabin.

1853, Jul 18 Repairs to hull completed, towed to dock to be fitted with new sails and rigging.

1854, Nov 9 Capsized, Lake Michigan.

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

MARY MARGARET (1852, Schooner)
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MARY MARGARET (1852, Schooner)