ADVANCE (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
357
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Muir
Original Owner and Location:
Muir Bros., Port Dalhousie, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
397
History

1865 320 gross ton.

1866 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1867, Oct Aground Point au Pelee, ONT, Lake Erie; released & towed to Detroit, MI, for repairs by steamer MAGNET.

1868 US enrollment, 346.91 gross tons. Owned Chicago District.

1869, Aug Mainmast carried away by squall on Lake Michigan.

1871, Sep Ashore Chambers Island, Lake Michigan; got off.

1871, Nov 23 Arrived Port Colborn with masts cut away, leaking badly, cargo damaged.

1873 Owned Anderson et al, Buffalo, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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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ADVANCE (1862, Barkentine)