BRIGHAM, W. W. (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dunkirk, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stevens
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
121.16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Midlake.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
25 Aug 1884
Notes:
Capsized & sank in squall, crew rescued by schooner WALTER SMITH 4 days later.
History

1854 Sunk in gale, Dunkirk harbor, cargo coal.

1854 Rebuilt Chas. Stevens Shipyard, Irving, NY.

1858 Cut by ice & sunk in Manistee Lake.

1860 Readmeasured 131 tons.

1863 Owned Caswell, Milwaukee.

1864 Owned G. C. Abrahamson, et al, Milwaukee.

1866, Sep 10 Wrecked between Manistee & Muskegon, Lake Michigan. Owned Beck, Milwaukee.

1868 Rebuilt Milwaukee, A. McClellan; 94 x 21.6 x 7; official number 26363.

1871 Owned Breck, Milwaukee.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned Leary, Milwaukee.

1882 Rebuilt, new frames, decks & planking.

1884, Aug 25 Capsized & sank.

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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BRIGHAM, W. W. (1848, Schooner)