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Allegan (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856


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Schooner ALLEGAN, cargo wheat, ashore at Presqu'Isle, Lake Ontario. Total. Loss to hull $3,500. Loss to cargo $8,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      ALLEGAN schooner a total wreck at Presque Isle, Lake Ontario, November 1856.
      Report of John Page on his inspection
      of presuqe Isle Harbour, Dec. 30, 1856

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      Schooner ALLEGAN, cargo wheat ashore presque Isle Nov. 1856, Lake Ontario - Total loss. Hull $3,500 Cargo $8,000.
Schooner ALLEGAN 100 tons, built 1835 at Chaumont by Robert Masters. &6 x 19.10 x 7.6
      from John Poole Notes.
     
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      PORT of Detroit
      Enrollment No. 29 of 1838

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALLEGAN
Home Por t. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Detroit

Tonnage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 100 & 54/95ths. Tons
Type. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Date of built. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836
Place of built. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----
Name of Builder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----
Date of registration at Port of Detroit:- July 26, 1838
Previous Enrollment:- Oswego No. 27 of 1836 dated Qawego July 13, 1836
Description of vessel:- Surrendered by reason of change owners
Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 feet
Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I9 feet& I0 inches
Depth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 feet & 6 inches.
Decks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One
Stern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Square
Figure-head. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ------
Masters name............... William Booth
Subscribing Owners:- William Booth, Attorney-at-law for Alexander L. Ely of Allegan County, Michigan.

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      Port of Detroit Enrolment
      Enrolment No. 24 of 1839

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALLEGAN of Chicago
Home Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Detroit
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Date of build. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836
Place of build . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Name of builder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Date of registration at Port of Detroit:- - - -
Previous enrolment:- Detroit No. 29 of 1838, Dated Detroit July 26, 1838
      Surrendered by reason of change of owners
Description of vessel:-
      Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 feet
      Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 feet & 10 inches
      Depth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 feet& 6 inches
      Masts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two
      Decks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One
      Stern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Square
      Figure-head . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
      Present Maste r. . . . . . . . . . . Peter Flood
      Galleries................ None

Subscribing Owners:- Daniel Rugeirin Attorney & Agent for W. Dunlpoe of Chicago, Illinois

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      Port of Detroit Enrolment
      Enrolment No. 4 of 1840

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALLEGAN of Chicago
Home Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Detroit
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Date of build. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836
Place of build . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Name of builder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Date of registration at Port of Detroit: March 13, 1840
Previous enrolment:- Detroit No. 24 of 1839.
      Surrendered by reason of change of owners
Description of vessel:-
      Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 feet
      Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 feet & 10 inches
      Depth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 feet& 6 inches
      Masts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two
      Decks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One
      Stern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Square
      Figure-head . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
      Galleries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
      Present Maste r. . . . . . . . . . . James Clark

Subscribing Owners:- El;ias Hicks of the city of New York.

Enrolment Surrenderd at Port of Chicago, July 26, 1841

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      Port of Oswego Enrolment
      Enrolment No. 15 of 1844

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALLEGAN
Home Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oswego
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Date of build. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836
Place of build . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sacketts Harbor
Name of builder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Date of registration at Port of Oswego: April 29, 1844
     
Description of vessel:-
      Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 feet
      Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 feet & 10 inches
      Depth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 feet& 6 inches
      Masts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two
      Decks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One
      Stern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Square
      Figure-head . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
      Galleries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
      Present Master. . . . . . . . . . . William Pardee

Subscribing Owners:- William Pardee

Enrolment Surrenderd at Port of Oswego, dated June 2, 1845. Reason- change of owners.

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      Port of Oswego Enrolment
      Enrolment No. 10 of 1845

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALLEGAN
Home Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oswego
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.54/95ths.
Date of build. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836
Place of build . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . District of Sacketts Harbor
Name of builder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - -
Date of registration at Port of Oswego: September 17, 1845
     
Description of vessel:-
      Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 feet
      Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 feet & 10 inches
      Depth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 feet& 6 inches
      Masts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two
      Decks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One
      Stern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Square
      Figure-head . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
      Galleries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
      Present Master. . . . . . . . . . . Jacob I. Connelly

Subscribing Owners:- Edward W. Hopkins & Samuel G. Harken

Enrolment Surrenderd at Port of Oswego, dated April 27, 1856 by reason of change of owners and increased tonnage - vessel having been rebuilt.

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Media Type:
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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Cargo: $8,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2861
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Allegan (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856