AURORA BOREALIS (1835, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sodus, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Averill
Original Owner:
Van Cleve
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
94 40/95
History

1830 Enrolled Genessee, NY.

1830 Enrolled Cape Vincent, NY.

1830-1831 Enrolled Genessee, NY.

1833-1845 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1835 Enlarged to 94 tons.

1844, May 1 Capsized in gale near Oswego, NY; owned North Western Insurance Co.

1845, Nov 3 Ashore Port Huron, OH.

1845, Dec 2 Raised & towed to Huron.

1846 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1847, Oct 16 Ran on reef near Malden, sank in 8' water. Pumped out, taken to Detroit; loaded with staves.

1849-1853 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1852, Jul 12 Collision with steamer SAMUEL-WARD, badly damaged.

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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AURORA BOREALIS (1835, Schooner)