SHEPPARD, B.S. (1854, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Original Owner and Location:
B.S. Sheppard, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
509 85/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pointe Pelee, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
20 Oct 1863
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Oats.
Notes:
Ashore in fog & high seas; later rolled over on beam ends & went to pieces 2 weeks later.
History

1854 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1858, Apr Lost bowsprit & head gear in Lake Michigan gale.

1861, Aug Overhauled & repaired by Peck & Masters.

1863 Owned William Egan, Chicago.

1863, Oct 20 Ashore & broke up Lake Erie; last owned F.L. Sheldon, Buffalo, NY.

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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SHEPPARD, B.S. (1854, Barkentine)