INDIANA (1852, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
12086
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Reportedly built in 45 days.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Geo. S. Weeks
Original Owner and Location:
Ames et al, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
354
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles off Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
21 Sep 1870
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
50 tons curbing & 65 cords flagstones.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Cleveland, OH; struck by squall, leaking near Grand River, OH.
History

1852 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1852, Nov 11 Lost fore & main mast in gale.

1853, Jun 24 Difficulties in gale, Lake Erie.

1854, Oct 19 Collided with propeller BUFFALO, St. Clair flats; 2 arch posts broken.

1854, Dec Aground near Malden, Detroit River.

1859, Jun 12 Leaking, Detroit, MI.

1859, Oct Dismasted, Sleeping Bear Bay, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1859, Nov 26 Aground Bar Point, Lake Erie; released.

1860 Owned Hall & Robie, Oswego.

1861, Sep Leaking, wheat laden, Kenosha, WI, Lake Michigan.

1862 Collision with schooner SUCCESS, Straits of Mackinaw.

1862 Large repairs.

1863 Owned W.H. Barclay & Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1866 Owned Dunn & Cummings, Oswego.

1866, May Collision with bark PARANA, Milwaukee, WI harbor; also collision with propeller LOWELL, same.

1866, Nov Aground, Lake Michigan.

1867, May Slightly damaged in collision with schooner MIRANDA, Lake Erie.

1868 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; 260.75 gross tons.

1869, Oct Sprung mainmast, Lake Erie.

1869, Nov Sunk, St. Lawrence River; raised.

1870, Sep 25 Foundered near Erie, PA, Lake Erie; owned Palmer & Pennington, Cleveland.

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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INDIANA (1852, Barkentine)