ST. LAWRENCE (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
22348
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
B. Shepard, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137.1'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (old style):
398
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Lorain, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
21 Nov 1900
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Bound Amherstburg from Cleveland, driven ashore in a gale & wrecked
History

1865 Owned B.Shepard, Chicago; 326 gross tons

1868 325.56 gross tons; owned Chicago, US22348

1871 Owned William M. Egan, Chicago; schooner

1872 Repaired

1874 Repaired

1876 Rebuilt

1884 Aground, Duck Shoals with grain; bound Detroit to Ogdensburg, New

York; released by HASTINGS

1887, November Arrived Portage Entry, leaking

1889 Barge towed by OHIO carrying Berea, Ohio sandstone to Duluth

1900, November 21 Wrecked, Lake Erie

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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ST. LAWRENCE (1863, Barkentine)