NAPIER, SIR CHARLES (1854, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. & J. Abbey
Original Owner:
Norris & Neelon
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Capacity:
3800 barrels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sister Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Nov 1870
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Black walnut.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH - Kingston, NY, ashore & wrecked north side Sister Island; rebuilt by Louis Shickluna, St Catherines, ONT as schooner JAMES NORRIS (1871).
History

1854, Apr 11 Registered Montreal, QUE.

1854, Sep Launched Port Robinson, ONT.

1854, Oct First trip at Detroit, MI, loading flour.

1854, Dec 4 Sank barque TRADE WIND in collision off Long Point.

1855, Nov Damaged cargo, upper Lakes.

1859 Lengthened, new arches.

1860 374 tons.

1862, Aug Aground Saugeen River, Lake Huron.

1862, Aug 22 Foundered off Goderich Point, Lake Huron, along with KALOOLAH, which wrecked.

1863 Large repairs.

1865 302 gross tons.

1870, Jun Struck by lightning off Port Stanley, ONT.

1870, Nov 8 Wrecked, Lake Erie; rebuilt as schooner JAMES NORRIS (1871).

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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NAPIER, SIR CHARLES (1854, Brigantine)