ADAMS, E.S. (1857, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
33502
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Also described as bark or schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. & J. Abbey
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
407
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Pt. Pelee, ONT.
Lake Erie
Date:
20 Oct 1863
How:
Sunk in collision with CONSTITUTION
Final Cargo:
18,500 bushels wheat
History

Named for mayor of Port Robinson.

1857, Jul 2 Launched Port Robinson, ONT.

1858 Sailed Lake Ontario for Liverpool, ENG.

1860, May 26 Departed from Wallaceburg for Europe with oak, walnut, flour, pork, and peas.

1862, Aug Damaged in gale on Lake Erie.

1863, Oct 20 Reported sunk in a collision with bark CONSTITUTION off Pt. Pelee, Ont.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ADAMS, E.S. (1857, Barkentine)