ADA MEDORA (1867, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
403
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gibraltar, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins
Original Owner and Location:
C. & D. Whitney, Detroit
Power
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
26' 7"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
301
Tonnage (net):
286
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Breakwater, Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.
Date:
6 Oct 1906
How:
Wrecked in gale, broke up.
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
On the rocks at Donnelly's Pier.
History

1867 Enrolled Detroit, MI, cost $30,000.

1868, Nov 19 Lumber laden, waterlogged in gale near Welland Canal, Lake Erie; towed to Detroit & drydocked for repairs.

1870, Oct 18 Ashore Long Point, ONT, Lake Erie; got off.

1871, Sep 21 At Detroit for repairs after grounded.

1876, Oct Aground Menominee, WI, Lake Michigan; got off.

1882 Owned Kenosha, WI.

1890, Feb Large repairs at Chicago, IL.

1899 Owned William H. Shaw, Chicago, IL.

1905, Apr 18 Owned F. E. Baldwin & E. H. Edwards, Petosky, MI.

1906 Stranded and broke up on breakwater Buffalo, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ADA MEDORA (1867, Schooner)