AUSTIN, J. S. (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Ryerse, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Ryerse
Original Owner and Location:
Louis Ryerse & J.S. Austin, Port Ryerse, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
424
Final Disposition
Date:
  1912
How:
Out of registry.
History

1866 Owned Ryerse & Austin.

1867, Feb Chartered to Capt. Harvey Bissell, Toledo for eight cargoes of square timber.

1868 Enrolled buffalo, NY as US vessel (US12713); 338 gross tons/323 net tons, 3 masts schooner.

1871 Owned, Harnette et al, Buffalo, NY, new deck.

1872, Jun 29 Collision with schooner IMPERIAL.

1875, Aug 17 Ran into pier Leland, towed to Detroit for repairs.

1876 Owned Davison, Buffalo, NY.

1876, Mar 27 Enrolled Port Huron, owned S.O. Fisher, Wenona, MI.

1876, Aug 29 Cargo to Bay City, Alpena, MI & then to sea, either Scotland or Liverpool, ENG.

1876, Nov 17 Partly dismantled in Atlantic repaired Quebec; ocean voyage completed 2 times.

1879 Owned J. Davidson, Bay City, MI.

1882 Owned Davidson & Fisher, Bay City.

1884 Owned E.J. Vance, Bay City.

1887, Apr Rebuilt Cleveland.

1891 Owned N.D. Fisher, Cleveland.

1897 Owned Frank Perry, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

AUSTIN,  J. S. (1863, Barkentine)
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AUSTIN, J. S. (1863, Barkentine)