ARMADA (1849, Schooner)
Identification
Year of Build:
1849
Official Number:
364
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackett's Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
225
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
Sep 1869
Notes:
Broke loose from tow; total loss.
History

1849 Enrolled Sackett's Harbor, NY.

1849-1853 4 enrollments, Sackett's Harbor, NY.

1851, Nov 29 Badly damaged lying at piers Cleveland, OH.

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; split canvas, Lake Erie; returned Buffalo, NY for repairs.

1855-1866 4 enrollments Chicago, IL.

1858 Rebuilt.

1860 Owned Morton & Dunlop, Erie.

1861, Sep While under tow, collided with schooner BEMIS.

1865 Readmeasurered, 176 gross tons.

1866 Enrolled Chicago, IL, owned O. G. Thompson, Chicago, IL.

1868 Enrolled Grand Haven, MI as barge.

1869, May Broke loose & wrecked, Lake Michigan.

1869, Sep Broke loose & wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ARMADA (1849, Schooner)