POWHATTAN (1848, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
19767
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
George Hulbut, et.al., Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
112.2'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (old style):
234.43
Final Disposition
Notes:
1879, August 18 Removing burned hulk at Oswego near lower bridge
History

1848, May 9 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio; ran Cleveland to Buffalo with

grain

1849, April 2 Owned Levi Rawson, Cleveland, Ohio

1851, April 4 Collision with steamer MAYFLOWER at Buffalo

1852, December 12 Wrecked near Fairport, Ohio with railroad iron

1853, Spring Raised from being sunk at Ashtabula

1854 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois

1860 Owned Richmond & Clark, Racine, Wisconsin

1860, August Damaged by Clark Street Bridge, Chicago

1862 Repaired

1863 Owned John Stafford, Chicago

1865 165 gross tons

1866 Rebuilt

1868 Owned Green Bay, Wisconsin; 165.17 gross tons

1870, October 29 En route Menominee to Chicago with lumber, crew

mutinied

1871 Owned Campbell, Depere

1872, May 10 Grounded & collided with schooners CZAR & EVALINE on

Saint Clair River Middle Ground

1873, October 21 Went to Alexandria Bay, Ontario

1874 Repaired; owned Malone & Brown, Oswego, New York

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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POWHATTAN (1848, Brigantine)