SEMINOLE (1848, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
23101
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Point Peninsula, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
118'
Beam:
23.9'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (old style):
242.6
Capacity:
10,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
29 May 1899
How:
Documents surrendered, abandoned
History

1847-64 Enrolled Oswego, New York; grain trade

1856, September Collided with brig GENEVA, Lake Michigan

1856, November Damaged in vessel jam, Port Dalhousie, Ontario,

Lake Ontario

1857, October Lost sails, Lake Huron

1858 Large repairs

1858, October Rigging damaged, Lake Ontario

1860 Owned J.W. Green, Oswego, New York

1862, August Collided with schooner IRONSIDES, Point Aux Barques,

Michigan, Lake Huron; repaired

1863 Owned Joyce & Cummings, Oswego

1863, July Struck lock abutement, Welland Canal; repaired

1865 Readmeasured 188.72 gross tons

1866, April Struck dock & damaged bow, St. Clair River

1866, October Dismasted, Lake Erie; owned Severtant (Swartout?) Company

1866, November 7 Owned J.A. Butterfield & Benjamin Swartout, Algonac,

Michigan

1869, April 21 Rebuilt as barge; towed by steambarge TRADER in lumber

trade

1872-73, Winter Rebuilt as ALGONAC

1876 Owned A. Smith, Algonac

1879 Owned Mitchell, et.al., Algonac

1883 Towed by YOSEMITE

1888, November 20 Owned Peter H. Frick; one mast

1889, June 14 Owned Delphene Ellery

1890, March 26 Two masts

1891, May Sank, Kelly's Island, Lake Erie; raised & repaired

1899, May 29 Documents surrendered

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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SEMINOLE (1848, Brigantine)