WALBRIDGE, SARAH C. (1844, Brig)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hewett
Original Owner and Location:
George B. Walbridge, et.al., Buffalo & Conneaut
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
104' 6.5"
Beam:
24' 3.5"
Depth:
9' 10.5"
Tonnage (old style):
227.17
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles east Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie
Date:
18 Jun 1866
How:
Driven ashore, wrecked in storm
Notes:
Came to rest about six rods (99 feet) from remains fo schooner MARY WILLIAMS, also owned by Captain J.B.Scott
History

1844, August 30 Enrolled Buffalo "new"

1850, April 4 Ashore on Candian side

1850, October 28 Ashore north of pier at Buffalo

November 8 Struck pier at Erie & went ashore; some damage

1851, March 19 Advertised for sale at Buffalo

December Ashore at Dunkirk, New York, cargo railroad iron; to be

raised in spring

1853 Smith & Company, Buffalo sold to Richmond & Company of Chicago

1854 Enrolled Chicago

1856 Enrolled Detroit

1859 Rebuilt

1860 Owned Captain J.B. Scott, Detroit

1863 Same owner, large repairs

1864, October Struck pier entering Chicago, stove hole in bow near

waterline

1865 Enrolled Detroit; 156 gross tons

1866 Enrolled Cleveland, later Detroit

1866, June 18 Driven ashore & wrecked in storm, 15 miles east of

Cleveland, 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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WALBRIDGE, SARAH C. (1844, Brig)