HOPE (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ohio City, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Scroll head & square stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner:
F. P. Folger et al
Ownership Notes:
Capt. Chase
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
119.4'
Beam:
23.9'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (old style):
249
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beaver Harbor, Beaver Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1855
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Reported ashore & wrecked.
History

1848, Oct 15 In Buffalo, NY & Chicago, IL grain trade.

1849 Enrolled Buffalo; 249 83/95 tons old style.

1852, Mar 11 Torn from mooring with little damage near Buffalo. (?)

1853, Nov 20 Ashore Bass Island, Lake Erie, towed to Buffalo for repairs, bound for Chicago with railroad iron.

1853, Dec 3 Sailed again without repairs.

1855, Sep Aground Racine, WI with coal; released.

1855, Nov Ashore & wrecked, Beaver Harbor, Beaver Island, 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

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HOPE (1847, Schooner)