GREYHOUND (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Conneaut, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Harold & Lyon
Master Carpenter:
Captain Lent
Original Owner and Location:
Watson A. Fox & Bruce, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
367
Capacity:
16,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile South of Kirkland's pier, Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Sep 1859
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
13,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Chicago - Buffalo, went ashore in gale & wrecked.
History

1853 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Chicago on Fox's Clipper Line.

1853, Dec 9 Aground St. Clair flats; released.

1855, Oct Collision with propeller MOUNT VERNON, Fox Island, Lake Michigan.

1856, Sep Lost sails, Lake Michigan near Chicago.

1857 Owned Lake Navigation Co.

1858, Apr 13 Owned N. Brown, Buffalo, or J.F. Lockwood.

1859, Sep 19 Aground Sheboygan, WI, Lake Michigan with wheat.

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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GREYHOUND (1853, Brigantine)